Our stories on media transformation in Asia
After struggling for 5 years, Minh Bui Jones almost shut Mekong Review down this month.This November issue was almost unpublished.
To capture reader revenue and engagement, some Indian newsrooms are going back to the once-scorned comments section.“All publications want interactions on site… Facebook traffic is not coming back.”
In Bangladesh, Rohingya community media operates under tight restrictions in the world’s most populated refugee campReporters struggle to get to word out on WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter.
The media space in Cambodia hasn’t shrunk. It’s fragmented — but led by trusted voices.This is how to build an ecosystem around that trend.
Getting started with podcastingSome advice from the Splice community on tools and workflows.
Never mind the death of women’s magazines in Australia. Primer believes the money’s on digital — and enough to give away to charity.Started by ex-magazine editors, the Primer blends editorial work and social impact for women.
How Thailand’s Boonmee Lab uses impact-led design to drive election insights.The startup brought data, design, and a collaborative community together to create an interactive digital platform.
Kristofor Lawson is building a global media company around the seed of a single podcast, Moonshot.Scaling Australian media, one podcast at a time.
Local filmmakers, local stories on a regional video network: This is how Singapore’s Viddsee is meeting the demand for short videos.A far more compelling pivot-to-video strategy.
Japan’s Nordot is building a common publishing platform to unite media outlets — and lower their costs.Common plumbing is exactly what the media industry needs. This Japanese startup thinks it has the right solution.
Ahead of India’s general election, fact-checking initiatives are mushrooming online.Media organisations in India are using fact-checking to hose down online rumors that have fatal consequences in real life. But are they so willing to take on duplicitous politicians?
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