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MEDIACORP RESPONDS: WE DO NOT CONDONE SEXISM, WE ARE INVESTIGATING ALLEGATIONS

Following a shocking post by a Korean ChannelNewsAsia TV producer, who alleged on Facebook that she was the victim of sexist behavior and sexual harassment, ChannelNewsAsia's communications team has gotten in touch with A.S.S. to clarify its position on the scandalous accusations.

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IMDA PRAISE MEDIACORP FOR BETTER SCRIPTS, SAYS NEED MORE DIVERSITY IN CASTING ACTORS

Local Mediacorp dramas and those produced by independent producers now have better concepts and scripts with more "authentic" storylines and characters, says an annual report by the Info-Communications Media Development Authority's (IMDA) Programme Advisory Committees.

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THE ONLINE CITIZEN CHALLENGES MEDIACORP'S COPYRIGHT OVER PARLIAMENTARY VIDEOS

Terry Xu, Chief Editor at The Online Citizen, posted a Facebook post decrying the copyright control that MediaCorp has over parliamentary videos, which he contends should be made public domain for the sake of political openness and transparency.

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MEDIACORP CONCERNED AND INVESTIGATING JIN YINJI CONTRACT ISSUE

Mediacorp has reacted to reports carried yesterday on the shambles that was the contract negotiation between them and the 70 year old actress, Jin Yinji. Mediacorp issued a statement saying that they are gravely concerned about the reports of how they conducted the contract negotiations, and they are investigating.

Reports yesterday indicated that Jin was asked to take a pay cut of two-thirds or more, and she also recalled a conversation in which she was told the company would rather hire a $50-an-hour bit player. Mediacorp confirmed they have reached out to Jin to understand and address the issue, although they cannot go into details as contract negotiations are confidential. Jin has also been given parts in two new upcoming Channel 8 drama.

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MEDIACORP TELLS 70YR OLD VETERAN ACTRESS TO TAKE TWO-THIRDS PAY CUT

I am totally disgusted at how Mediacorp treats its veteran actor when negotiating for a new contract. Granted, the person is 70 years old, and her sell by date for the company has possibly been long gone. But if this how you negotiate, then this shows how much value you put in your older staff, whether they are well known actors or just normal behind the cameras staff.

In a media interview, veteran Chinese actress Jin Yinji said she was shown no respect during contract talks in January last year. She already had three dramas on her plate then, but the company not only wanted her to take a pay cut of two-thirds or more but also hurt her self-esteem. She said "You can talk to me nicely, you don't have to say, 'If I have to hire you to act, I might as well hire a $50-an-hour bit player.'" This shows how much respect the company had for their own staff.

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LOCAL CH8 ACTRESS RUI EN THROWS NEIGHBOR'S PHONE IN RAGE, APPEARED AGITATED & IMPATIENT

According to Chinese dailies, local CH8 actress Rui En is in the centre of another controversy, this time over her act of flying into a rage when she could not get a phone to dial the numbers she wanted. Reports say that at 6PM on 20 April, Rui En appeared at her neighbor's door asking for a power bank because her phone was dead. The elderly couple at the door told her they did not have a power bank and they invited her in to use their landline.

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INDIAN READER: WHY ENGLISH MEDIACORP CHANNEL SHOW CHINESE ADS?

I have been watching Tanglin (Channel 5 drama series) ever since it started and still do enjoy it. It's refreshing to see a multi ethinc drama on television. Anyways, to cut to the chase, I've been very disturbed by the advertisement for the condominium, The Vales, that plays during the breaks. I do understand that these advertisements could be or are sponsors of the drama but this sponsorship was an extremely poor choice.

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