Today (Singapore newspaper)

TODAY
Today (Singapore newspaper) logo.svg
TypeNational free daily newspaper (2000 to 2017)
National online newspaper (from 2017)
FormatDigital newspaper
Owner(s)Mediacorp
EditorWalter Fernandez
Founded10 November 2000 (2000-11-10)
LanguageEnglish
HeadquartersMediacorp Campus, 1 Stars Avenue, Singapore 138507
Circulation300,000 (in 2013)
OCLC number46474542
Websitewww.todayonline.com

TODAY is a Singapore English-language digital news provider under Mediacorp, Singapore's largest media broadcaster and provider and the only terrestrial television broadcaster in the country. It was formerly a national free daily newspaper.

At its inception, Mediacorp had a 60% stake in TODAY while, Singapore Press Holdings owned 40% of TODAY. The newspaper was published and distributed from Monday to Saturday.

In 2017, the two media companies announced that SPH will divest its stakes in Mediacorp Press, which publishes TODAY, and Mediacorp TV, which owns Channels 5, 8, U, and Mediacorp Studio.

TODAY was distributed to selected homes upon subscription and for free at MRT stations, bus interchanges, selected food and beverage outlets, shopping malls among other public areas during the morning rush hour.

It had a circulation of 300,000, with more than half of its readers being professionals, managers, executives and business people.[1] It is the second-most-read English-language newspaper in Singapore, after The Straits Times.[2]

Readership is 730,000 according to the Nielsen Media Index Report 2012.[3]

  1. ^ "TODAY Circulation & Distribution" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-11-11.
  2. ^ "TODAY is Singapore's Second Most Read Daily". Archived from the original on 9 January 2012. Retrieved 6 November 2011.
  3. ^ "TODAY readership jumps 14% to 730,000" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 September 2013. Retrieved 3 November 2012.

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