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  • PR Newswire’s Lynn Liu: Only Quality Content can Break Through Chinese Media’s Information Silos

    Lynn Liu is the Director of Audience Development and Distribution Services in PR Newswire, responsible for developing media relations and online distribution network in Mainland China, including social and mobile channels. Lynn holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and a Master’s Degree in Public Relations, both from the Communication University of China.  He was in Singapore on March 15, 2019, and accepted an interview request to share his insights on an evolving Chinese media landscape and its impact on PR professionals. In your opinion, what were the key changes to…

    Asia Specials March 25, 2019
  • Guest Post: China’s Key Six Public Relations Trends in 2018

    A worker takes down the sign at Dolce & Gabbana fashion show in Shanghai on Nov. 21. Photo: IC Trusted brands, corporate stock values and the reputations of chief executives were weighed down by serious challenges in 2018 that eventually landed squarely on the shoulders of Chinese public relations professionals and senior management. Here’s a summary of six public relations trends and lessons from the past year that stand out as important references for future strategizing to guide your business decisions in 2019. Trend 1: Frequent political and social incidents…

    Asia Specials January 7, 2019
  • 5 Developments in China in That Will Affect Your Branding in 2018

    A look back at 2017 As we proceed towards the new year, I thought it appropriate, if somewhat late, to do a lookback at China in 2017. This is definitely not an exhaustive list, rather a random selection of news items that have stuck in my hazy, post-Christmas, pre-New Year brain. New buildings and new toilets The Chinese government has made a push in recent months to address domestic health and safety issues. Much has been reported on China’s drive to install better toilets across the nation. While mundane to…

    Asia Specials December 29, 2017
  • Media landscape in China: social media as the most important source of collecting information

    China, a record-holding country: They constructed the longest bridge in the world and they also hold the record for having the most citizens living in one country with the same surname.  Chinese journalists use mobile websites for their research and social media as a form of communication with the PR-Pros more than any other country. TREIBSTOFF (blog site of news aktuell, a subsidiary of German Press Agency to distribute press releases) a spoke with Lynn Liu, Director of Audience Development and Distribution Services at PR Newswire Asia. He explains which changes need…

    China Comprehensive October 6, 2017
  • Unilever Shares Practices in Social Communication

    “Weibo is media, while WeChat is social”. This was the main point stressed by Wu Liang, director of corporate communication and sustainable development at Unilever North Asia, during a discussion on the topic of corporate social communication at the recent PR Newswire Summit. As a large B2C company that has been in existence for nearly a century, Unilever has, in recent years, done its share of experimenting in how to best use social platforms to disseminate news about the brand. The company implemented differentiated communication strategies for Weibo and WeChat…

    China Comprehensive December 24, 2014