Changing patterns around media
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?
As China tightens its grip on Hong Kong, Taiwan emerges as Asia’s hub for foreign media.After years of cutbacks and disinterest, Taiwan ramps up.
Social media is reshaping the way satire is produced and distributed across Asia — as well as how governments strive to contain it.Some satirists continue to make themselves heard despite the strongman politics of Asia.
India’s fight against fake news has a problem: More needs to be done on regional languages.Reporters have been scrambling to debunk myths and hoaxes. But they can't just do that in English and Hindi.
A newspaper in Japan is using AI to summarize news stories to get them out quicker.The Shinano Mainichi Shimbun is working with Fujitsu to speed up its news updates. This is how it works.
Cheap data, more platforms and a surge of videos: Why 2018 could be a watershed year for online content in India.The race for eyeballs in one of Asia’s biggest media markets is pitting content creators, platforms and newsrooms against each other like never before.
A new English-language podcast in Vietnam wants to bring lively debate to one of the region’s most restrictive media environments.But to succeed, Saigoneer Podcast will have to tread carefully.
Bilibili started out as a platform for Japanese anime. It’s now the center of China’s social video boom.This is how it works.
Half of all opinion pieces published in Australia contravene industry codes on racism. And News Corp is the worst offender.Racist reporting is a “weekly phenomenon” in Australia’s mainstream media, according to researchers.
Toutiao’s approach to curbing fake news: Teach the AI to write it so that the machines can fight it.Bots vs bots is what we need to solve a human problem.
Why small publishers are set for a big win as mass media implodes.Advertisers blindly buying an audience has gone out of fashion.
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