Reddit user u/SumikoTan has alleged that MediaCorp could have used “fake cheering” for the telecast of the National Day Parade (NDP) since there does not appear to be loud cheering in a recording that was taken on site at the Padang, compared to MediaCorp’s NDP telecast.
The netizen shared two videos, showing the purported difference between the cheering in the MediaCorp telecast as opposed to the scene on site at the NDP:
LIVE FROM THE PADANG
While some agreed that the cheering on the telecast appears “fake” compared to the scene from the live recording on site, others have said that the cheering could have been caught by the multiple microphones MediaCorp would have installed in the area to better capture ambient sounds and cheering:
The Independent has approached MediaCorp for comment and will update this article once we receive a response.
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