No podcasts in Singapore elections?

Asiapundit quotes Singapore Ink‘s post based on a Channel News Asia story that political candidates cannot use podcasting in their campaigns. Photos of the candidates, party histories and manifestos are the only permissible forms of political advertising on the internet.

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  • […] Relative to the prohibition against using podcasts for political campaigns, Singapore Election Watch reproduces a statement from the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Secretary-General that says this is not the first time that the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) has arbitrarily thwarted its efforts– the PAP banned videos in 1996 when the SAP produced a video to present its platform. […]

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