New media ventures and the entrepreneurs behind them
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.
This alternative news source from Indonesia’s largest Muslim organization is fighting hardline Islamism online.Moderate voices take centre stage at Islami.co, which is trying to appeal to Indonesia's urbane Muslim set.
I don’t like being told what to think, says founder of apolitical news site The Squiz.Former Tony Abbott spin doctor and now self-funded entrepreneur Claire Kimball has become one of Australia’s rising media stars with her quirky brand of daily news digests.
Splice unbound: A dream to create media startups across Asia.Lean, physically rootless, fluid — a view of the future of media.
Enter Liminal, the new media force carving out a space for Asian-Australians.Fed up with ‘male, stale and pale’ in Australia's media landscape, Leah Jing created her own platform.
Myitkyina News Journal is harnessing the power of local journalism in a country that until just a few years ago had no independent media.When your local paper is in a war-ravaged state in Myanmar, local news isn't about police beats and sports.
Pear Video has all the basic tenets of journalism in place — without the journalists.Pear's growing network of 30,000 videographers produces hundreds of news videos a day across China.
Erin Cook’s newsletter is brash, funny, and an indispensable guide to Southeast Asia news.Sometimes if you can't find what you want, you'll just have to write it yourself. This is how one Australian journalist is building a community around her newsletter.
Hong Kong’s investigative news startup FactWire has a radical approach to ‘collective journalism’: no editors.Non-profit FactWire takes a surprisingly counterintuitive approach to journalism in the digital age. But it works.
An exiled group of ethnic Rohingya is reporting on the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar and Bangladesh.The digital news outlet R Vision is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, where some 100,000 Rohingya refugees have fled.
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