Our stories on media transformation in Asia
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.
After more than a century, Malaysia’s oldest tabloid The Malay Mail ceases print operations.The afternoon paper once thrived on classified advertisements. But it's been hit by dramatic declines in circulation and ad revenue.
Indonesian media needs to reconsider how it covers LGBT issues.Being 'neutral' is only driving bigotry and discrimination.
How Australia’s Junkee Media is growing up – and down – with its changing readership.After quickly gaining traction with millennials, Junkee is conquering a new challenge: reaching the next generation of young Aussies.
First developed by women to report on rural villages in India, Khabar Lahariya is now a national phenomenon.This is how community stories from tiny villages make it to the mainstream press.
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.
India’s #MeToo movement is shaking up newsrooms and putting male journalists on notice.Conversations on gender inequality, consent in office spaces, and the sexual harassment of women reporters in the field are long overdue.
How the Sarawak Report broke Malaysia’s 1MDB scandal.With no money and no fear, even the scrappiest online operation can bring down a sitting prime minister.
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.
After Malaysia’s political shift, journalists push for legislative change.This is what the industry wants.
In Pakistan, a mere mention of the military can get a journalist in trouble. Yet some startups are bravely reporting the facts.These are the ones worth watching.
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