21 Mar '17, 10am

SPH Radio fined $7,000 for racially insensitive remarks

SINGAPORE - Singapore Press Holdings Radio (SPH Radio) has been fined $7,000 for breaching the free-to-air radio programme code after its deejays passed racially insensitive comments when discussing a study on the sleep patterns among Singaporeans. In a statement on Tuesday (March 21), the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) said the deejays "made remarks which stereotyped certain races and this offended some listeners" while trying to interpret the findings of the study during a programme on Jan 11. Conducted by SingHealth Polyclinics on the sleep patterns of Singaporeans, the study showed that six in 10 Chinese participants had enough sleep, compared to about four in 10 Malays and Indians. The IMDA said that after investigations, it found that the Maddy, Jason & Arnold in the Morning programme had contravened the free-to-air radio programme code. The code states ...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/sph-radio-fined-700...

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