Evolutions, pivots and obituaries of media
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.
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.
Nine’s takeover of Fairfax spells trouble not just for Australia’s mainstream media — but for startups and independents too.The biggest proposed merger in Australian media history is setting off alarm bells across the industry.
18 months in, the SCMP is on a very different footing. This is what CEO Gary Liu did to turn things around."No communication, lack of trust, lack of transparency: that became the number one issue we had to tackle."
Malaysiakini spent two decades fighting for Malaysia’s democracy. With the opposition in power for the first time since independence, what comes next?As the granddaddy of digital news in Asia, Malaysiakini needs to figure out what happens after the dream comes true.
Seeking a wider readership, The Australian reaches out to Chinese readers Down Under.The national broadsheet is the first major commercial outlet to offer news in a language other than English.
Japan’s NHK is putting an AI-powered cartoon anime on air to read you the news. 💁🏻♀️This is the national broadcaster's contribution to automated journalism.
SCMP’s Gary Liu is betting on tech to transform the business. This is how they’re deploying it.A proprietary data warehouse, automated reporting algorithms, and a new third-party business intelligence platform. And Liu is only half-way through his roadmap.
Disrupted by the shift to digital, New Zealand’s leading newspaper companies may have little choice but to merge.But that would create the world’s second-greatest concentration of newspaper ownership, behind only China.
Cambodia’s Phnom Penh Post wanted a younger audience, so it started rapping the news.But not everyone was happy about it.
As transformation sweeps Malaysia’s newsrooms, millennial-focussed R.AGE finds a surprising niche: investigative journalism.The Star newspaper's scrappy reporting team shows how a fresh product can build a new audience for old media.
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