GE13 may not be ‘Malaysia’s first social media election,’ but Meltwater’s monitoring of online buzz illustrates social media’s importance as a medium for campaign communications and political discourse.
Social media may not win you votes, but its effectiveness as a communications medium cannot be underestimated. Politweet hopes to make sense of it all with non-partisan research and analysis on the political use of the medium.
Malaysia goes to the polls within the next 60 days in what is expected to be the most closely-fought general election in its history. A. Asohan looks at the role the Internet, and especially social media, will play.
New magazine The Edge Review seeks to fill the void left by the Far Eastern Economic Review and Asiaweek, via a digital-only format in line with today's changing media landscape.
Edwin Yapp wonders how much big data analysis and predictive analytics tools factored in the victory of US President Barack Obama.