KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 21 (Bernama) -- Although Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM)
TV2 Mandarin and Tamil news focuses on the Chinese and Indian communities, its
content is in line with the primetime news, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
Deputy Information, Communications and Culture Minister Datuk Maglin Dennis
D''Cruz said they continuously monitored the content of Mandarin and Tamil news
so that it was in accordance with the primetime news.
"All RTM channels use primetime news to broadcast current issues to the
"However, the Mandarin and Tamil editions highlight stories which have high
news value to the Chinese and Indian communities," he said in response to a
question from Salleh Kalbi (BN-Silam).
Salleh had wanted to know how the ministry monitored the content of Mandarin
and Tamil news aired by TV2 as it differed from the primetime news.
Answering a supplementary question from Salleh on the need to increase the
number of cameramen for news on Chinese and Indians in Sabah and Sarawak, Maglin
said the ministry will consider the need besides using the services of part-time
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