[About this blog] Inspired by local soccer player Mike Lim during my rookie reporter days at Singapore Polytechnic, I set up this blog in August 2002. I feel that blogging is a novel platform to document interesting facets of my life and my thoughts on certain issues. [Email blogger] ephraim@singnet.com.sg

Monday, July 04, 2005

[media frenzy]
as the ioc session heats up, the media starts jet-setting to sunny singapore and they throng the rccc...

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and that was how the scene was at the hotel lobby about an hour after raul arrived...

heard from photogs that he was enveloped when he arrived at the lobby...

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and at the international broadcast centre, more tv stations are arriving and setting up shop...

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here you get to see reporters giving "live" updates to the world...

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when ioc president jacques rogge gave his wrap of the board meetings for the past two days just now it was full house...

imagine more than 10 cameras filming the briefing and close to 30 photogs taking photos in a cramped room.... imagine having to face the flashes of 30 cameras... (i am almost blind man)... which press conference in singapore gets so much exposure?

and today mediacorp sent a lot of reporters down to feel the action - i saw huang zhihao, diana ser, johnson choo, dominique low, farah abdul rahim and a few other reporters.... (i don't know their names though)...

i also met a chinese press reporter who said that she would be meeting beckham for an interview tomorrow... and no, i won't leave any details here... mum's the word...

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