BEIJING - China has issued new internet regulations increasing Communist party control over online news providers, the latest step in the country's push to tighten its policing of the web...
3 May 2017
BEIJING - A new Chinese translation of Indian Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's poetry collection Stray Birds has been pulled from bookshop shelves, the publisher said, after controversy erupted over its unusually sexual content...
29 Dec 2015
BEIJING, CHINA: China's official news agency Xinhua has re-launched its English-language presence on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, it announced - all of which are blocked in China...
5 Mar 2015
HONG KONG, CHINA: Leading Asian publishers ended a three-day examination of online, mobile, tablet and social media on Friday, 25 November 2011, with part of their deliberations looking at content strategies. The real focus, however, was on how to profit from all their good content.
28 Nov 2011
HONG KONG, CHINA: Cheryl Goh, head of e-media at Malaysia's New Straits Times, has joined the programme for Digital Media Asia, which will be held in Hong Kong from 23 to 25 November next. The New Straits Times, which has increased its profits 100% between 2009 and 2011, has been undergoing a radical transformation, and Goh's presentation will look at the goals and outcomes of the change.
17 Nov 2011
HONG KONG, CHINA: With the World Newspaper Congress and World Editors Forum successfully completed in Vienna, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) is turning its attention to Hong Kong, where the annual Digital Media Asia conference and Asian Digital Media Awards will look at the best in online, mobile and tablet publishing.
20 Oct 2011
LONDON, UK: According to a recent report (www.informatm.com/internettraffic) from Informa Telecoms & Media, Internet users will up- and download 1.2 million petabytes of data per year by 2015, around seven times more than in 2010.
26 May 2011
LONDON, UK: Media Tenor and the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) recently announced the results of Peace & the Media, the first study into the accuracy of international TV news programmes with regards to violence, conflict and peace issues. The study reveals that while a majority of broadcasters present an accurate view of violence levels*, key UK and US broadcasters devote more than 50% of their time to topics of violence.
10 Nov 2010
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HONG KONG, CHINA: comScore, Inc announced yesterday, 21 October 2010, that it will offer free participation in Media Metrix 360 to online publishers in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
22 Oct 2010
HANGZHOU, CHINA: More than 500 delegates have already registered to attend the 2nd Asia-Pacific Digital Magazine Conference on 14-15 October in Hangzhou, China, and places are still available.
5 Oct 2010