- Today (Singapore newspaper)
title = MediaCorp Press TODAY | Weekend TODAY
editor = Walter Fernandez
frequency = 5 Weekday Edn + 1 Weekend Edn
Tabloid, News, Entertainment
country = flag|Singapore
language = English
website = [http://online.com TODAYonline]
issn = unknown
"TODAY" (Chinese: 今日报) is a free English-language
tabloidin Singaporepublished by government-owned MediaCorpPress. It is distributed from Monday to Friday with a weekend edition on Saturday. There is no edition on Sunday.
The newspaper is distributed to selected homes and at MRT stations, bus interchanges, selected food and beverage outlets, shopping malls and other public areas. There are two editions to the paper, a morning and an afternoon edition.
TODAY's daily readership is around 570,000, or 17 per cent or Singapore's reader base, with more than half of its readers being professionals, managers, executives and business people. It is the second most-read English newspaper in Singapore, after
The Straits Times. [cite web|url=http://www.asiamedia.ucla.edu/article-southeastasia.asp?parentid=55810|title=SINGAPORE: Straits Times keeps No. 1 spot, drawing 1.35m readers|accessdate=28 September 2008]
It was launched on
November 10, 2000, as a rival to " Streats", another English-language freesheet published by the Singapore Press Holdings(SPH). Initially, it was available only on weekdays. On April 27, 2002, a weekend edition of the tabloid, "Weekend TODAY", was launched, which is available on Saturdays. Weekend TODAY was developed as a longer and leisurely read for the weekends, is distributed to more than 150,000 homes and available free of charge at the usual distribution outlets.
In 2004, "Streats" was merged into "TODAY" as a result of SPH and MediaCorp merging their television and free-newspaper operations.
TODAY Online Easy Reader
Apart from the print version of the newspaper, the TODAY Online Easy Reader is an application which allows readers to read the newspaper online as they do in print. It also allows for the downloading of the digital version as a
PDF Document. [ cite web|url=http://blogscapes.wordpress.com/2008/08/13/newspapers-like-straits-times-and-today-go-web-20/|title=Newspapers like Straits Times and Today go Web 2.0|accessdate=28 September 2008]
uspension of mrbrown column
July 6, 2006, "TODAY" suspended a weekly opinion column by after the government criticised an article he wrote in his column discussing the rising cost of living in Singapore. [ [http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=18208 Daily newspaper TODAY sacks blogger “mr brown” after government criticism] , Reporters Without Borders, 6 July 2006]
* [http://www.todayonline.com TODAYonline - TODAY's Official Website]
* [http://www.corporate.mediacorp.sg/press/index.htm MediaCorp Press home page]
* [http://www.sph.com.sg/news/archive/press_040917_002.html SPH press release: "MediaCorp And Singapore Press Holdings Merge Their TV And Free Newspaper Operations"]
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