Media

CtrlShift eyes expansion beyond Asia
Sees strong potential in Vietnam and China To achieve goals by focusing on people, product and proposition  
KK Fund’s Fund II powered by continued Japanese interest in SEA
Singapore-based KK Fund has closed an undisclosed amount for its second venture fund, with the brother of Softbank founder Masayoshi Son being one the Japanese investors in the round, reports Karamjit Singh.
HP’s enterprise tablet strategy takes shape
At a recent media event in Singapore, HP’s Printing and Personal Systems (PPS) Group – soon to be known as HP Inc. – introduced a broad portfolio of seven new tablets and a two-in-one device, all focused on enterprise customers.
Sin Chew Media protects its network with Fortinet solutions
Fortinet announced that Sin Chew Media Corporation Bhd, Malaysia’s largest Chinese language publisher, has deployed its FortiGate network security platform to protect its network against growing online threats, improve business continuity and enable bring-your-own-device (BYOD) usage among its staff.
Malaysia’s LGBT community put on alert for online infiltration
Malaysia’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community has been put on alert that a mainstream television station working on exposé may attempt to infiltrate their online hangouts – which may not be a problem in itself, except for the near witch-hunt by certain elements in the Government and mainstream media recently to portray the community in the worst possible light.
Media from Mars, PR from Venus; clients are from ...
Digital News Asia executive editor A. Asohan’s recent commentary on the relationship, and tensions, between the media and public relations practitioners, "PR folk are from Venus, the media is from Mars," brought up some interesting points but does not represent the whole picture.
PR folk are from Venus, the media is from Mars
There is a strange symbiotic-parasitic relationship between public relations (PR) people and the media: It is at times adversarial; at other times, co-operative or complementary; and sometimes, there is hardly any difference at all. But there is still a yawning chasm between the two.
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