S1E2: Traditional campaigning still works, says ST team covering PE2023

  • 5 Sep 2023

Long-form video and podcast content also gave a fuller flavour of the presidential candidates.

Synopsis: The Straits Times team shares the biggest takeaways from its behind-the-scenes coverage of the presidential campaign trails leading to the election on Sept 1.

ST's assistant editor (video) Olivia Quay hosts assistant news editor Lim Yan Liang, and journalists Kok Yufeng, Jean Iau and Judith Tan.

The trio represents the teams assigned to cover the campaign trails of President-elect Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, and the candidates Mr Ng Kok Song and Mr Tan Kin Lian, whom he beat at the election.

What were their highlights? Their biggest takeaways?

Produced by: ST Video

Edited by: Paxton Pang

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