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  • 5 Things to Note When Pitching Lonely Planet Asia

    “A whole new world. A new fantastic point of view.” These lyrics are apt when describing Lonely Planet Asia, a renowned magazine offering readers insights on the histories and cultures of countries across the globe, as well as stunning photography, recommendations and travel advice. The magazine’s main goal is to inspire readers to explore new destinations and look at familiar ones through fresh eyes. Its feature stories cover countries ranging from Asia-Pacific, Africa and Middle east, to Europe and the Americas. Published by Regent Media, a publishing house in Singapore,…

    Behind The Byline May 8, 2017
  • Media Q & A – MIX MARCOMM

    MIX MARCOMM is Indonesia’s leading marketing communications magazine, published by SWA Media Inc. The magazine is popular among marketing professionals, entrepreneurs as well as students.With a diverse range of readers, MIX MARCOMM’S business continues to flourish in this digital age as it is committed to serving its community of readers. I recently met up with Lis Hendriani, Vice Editor-in-Chief of MIX MARCOMM to discuss how the digital media has an impact on the print magazine business and how  to take advantage of a strong community of readers.       Many…

    Behind The Byline January 19, 2017
  • Media Q&A – ACROFAN

    Established in 2006, ACROFAN is the brainchild of Mr. Ryu Jae-Yong who wanted an online space to index and archive the news articles he was writing as an IT journalist. His passion for journalism and maintaining his own website eventually drove him to work on the Korean-language IT news website full-time. The site offers latest updates in the technology industry, covering renowned companies such as Huawei, IBM, Hewlett-Packard and Palo Alto Networks. Additionally, ACROFAN also partners with major South Korean web portals, NAVER to publish its news articles. 1.Did you…

    Behind The Byline December 22, 2016
  • Meet The Media: Aaron Kearney at The Australian Broadcasting Corporation

      The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) is Australia’s state-owned and funded national public broadcaster. The ABC plays a leading role in the history of broadcasting in Australia.  ABC International Development is the international development branch of Australia’s national public broadcaster.   I have great pleasure to talk to Aaron Kearney, prominent broadcaster, journalist and sports commentator at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.  He shares with us about his work and his insights on the changing Australian media landscape   Background of Australian Broadcasting Corporation International Development   ABC International Development works in…

    Behind The Byline August 3, 2016
  • Media Q&A: Bloomberg News (Singapore Bureau)

    “What is a typical day like at Bloomberg News?” one might ask. According to Singapore Bureau Chief Stephanie Phang, every day is different. The team of editors, reporters and analysts she oversees have their hands full with covering a broad spectrum of news – energy and commodities, economy, government, stocks, bonds, FX, banks, real estate, treasuries and the regional bond markets. They also conduct interviews and write insightful analyses on financial markets. As bureau chief, Phang is responsible for operations within the regional hub, overseeing more than 70 staff members…

    Behind The Byline August 3, 2016