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  • 2023 CES Trends Report Holds Lessons for Communicators

    This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which took place in Vegas, returned in full force after two years of COVID-related adjustments. A recent analysis from Cision’s Insights team found that the 2023 CES generated 2.5 times as much media coverage as the fully virtual CES held in 2021, returning to pre-pandemic highs. Unlike other post-show coverage, Cision’s 2023 CES Industry Trends Report goes beyond merely highlighting the brands, products, speakers and topics that generated the most buzz during the show, but also explores what these findings mean for strategic communications teams and…

    Insights & Monitoring April 20, 2023
  • What to Look Out for in the APAC Media Industry in 2022? (Part 2)

    In the second part of our APAC Media Outlook series, PR Newswire’s Audience Development Team charts out what lies ahead for the media industry and spotlights upcoming trends and much-talked-about topics in 2022.  We cover 5 markets: Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan & Thailand. The first part of the series covered other markets: Australia, mainland China, Hong Kong and Indonesia.   Malaysia 1. More choices in the Media & Entertainment Industry As most Malaysians stayed home during the lockdown imposed by the government to curb the spread of Covid-19, individuals spent…

    Asia Specials January 26, 2022
  • What to Look Out for in the APAC Media Industry in 2022? (Part 1)

    The media industry saw a challenging 2021, from journalists grappling with virtual reporting to declining print revenue. Alongside these challenges are opportunities such as the shift in digital media consumption and the rise of new technology and platforms. 2022 looks set to be an exciting year for the industry with buzz centered around concepts such as the metaverse, Artificial Intelligence, and paid content subscription for quality content. In a two-part special, PR Newswire’s Audience Development Team, which operates from 9 markets across APAC, charts out what lies ahead for the…

    Media Landscape January 10, 2022
  • South Korea Media: Communicating in a High-Context Culture in 2021

    *This article is an updated version of High context culture: What PR Pros need to know about South Korea, with figures and information from 2020. South Korea is set to receive global attention in June 2021 as it is one of the four countries that has been invited to participate in this year’s G7 summit in the United Kingdom. The annual summit, which is organized by G7 (Group of 7), where government leaders from the world’s most affluent nations discuss pressing global issues.   Key issues on the agenda are likely to be the world’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its global…

    Asia Specials May 31, 2021
  • Thailand Media Landscape Highlights

    Overview   In 2020, the media in Thailand had to endure hardships brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak. The pandemic had a far-reaching effect on the economy, affecting media revenues and ad spending, which is an important source of income. Data from the Media Agency Association of Thailand (MAAT) showed that ad spending in 2020 fell 14% to 104.509 billion baht compared to 122.18 billion baht in 2019.   The situation prompted media agencies to adjust their business operations and content formats to survive and attract readers. Publications such as magazines and newspapers, which have been dealing with…

    Asia Specials May 19, 2021