New Media

Making online news more social, and emotive
Philippines social news network Rappler has expanded to Indonesia, intent on creating a ripple effect on journalism and the community.
SEA journalists being targeted by hackers, state agencies
Journalists in South-East Asia are being heavily targeted not just by cybercriminals, but also state-sponsored hackers, according to a security report released today by US-based FireEye Inc.
Singapore’s polls, where politics intersects with technology
Today, Singaporeans go to the polls for the 17th time, and the 12th since Independence in 1965. Benjamin Cher looks at what role technology is playing in the island-republic’s political landscape.
Grave concern over tinderbox that is new media
Industry regulator MCMC said it is deeply concerned over how misinformation in the new media landscape could cause political and economic instability, and wants online news portals to be both cautious in its reporting and to educate the public, writes Karamjit Singh.
The Star’s own disruption play
Recognising that the way advertisers spend money with media is changing, The Star has embarked on an interesting pilot in ‘disruption’ to ensure it captures the value from a changing media marketplace.
Week in Review: Bridging ‘big tech’ and ‘little tech’
DNA launched a new channel in the same week as MWC 2015, which perfectly mirrors what we’re trying to do: Bridge the gap between consumer expectations and greater tech concerns, writes executive editor A. Asohan.
10 cringeworthy social media terms I loathe using (guilty as charged)
An insightful rant from Julian Matthews, the former Malaysian correspondent to CNet, ZDnet, Newsbytes, Nikkei Electronics Asia and AsiaBizTech.com.
MCIL Multimedia goes big on video, partners with Brightcove
Brightcove Inc, which provides cloud services for video, announced that MCIL Multimedia, a company that operates Malaysia’s leading Chinese news portals including sinchew.com.my, has selected Brightcove’s Video Cloud platform to power video for two of its newly-launched Web properties, Pocketimes.my and LogOn.com.my.
Digerati50: A mover, shaker and disruptor
Digital News Asia (DNA) continues a weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy. These articles are from Digerati50, a special print publication released in January 2014. For information on customised reprints of Digerati50, email [email protected]
Digerati50: The 'old media' geek
Digital News Asia (DNA) continues a weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy. These articles are from Digerati50, a special print publication released in January 2014. For information on customised reprints of Digerati50, email [email protected] 
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