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  • Singapore Media Landscape Highlights 2019: Prioritizing Audience Engagement and Multimedia Content

    Despite Singapore’s relatively small population of around 5.8 million, it is a multilingual global city that hosts the regional headquarters of Reuters, CNBC Asia and the Dow Jones Group. Singapore media is also being disrupted digitally with the average daily circulation of print publications in English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil (the four official languages of Singapore) falling a stunning 52.9 percent from 2011 to 2018. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="635"] Source: Statista[/caption]   Digital news readership [1] grew 3.1 percent year-on-year (YoY), but not all of these newsreaders visit the digital pages of…

    Asia Specials October 31, 2019
  • Indonesia Media Landscape Highlights 2019: How to reach out to both Digital and Traditional Media

    Indonesia’s media landscape has become increasingly digital and mobile but traditional media still plays an important role. The Nielsen Consumer & Media View survey 2018 indicates that Indonesians who read news daily on print media stand at 42 percent of this segment. As fake news proliferates, readers are shifting to print media as trusted news sources. Print media focusing on business news, such as Kontan and Bisnis Indonesia, have reported a growth in their subscriber base. Therefore, it is important for communications campaigns to cater to both digital and traditional media.…

    Asia Specials October 9, 2019
  • Malaysia Media Landscape Highlights 2019: Shifting towards Multilingual & Digital Content

    To help businesses optimize their Malaysian communications campaigns, PR Newswire’s Malaysian Audience Development (AD) team discusses two important media trends: (1) Multilingual publications becoming more common and (2) an ongoing shift from print to digital and social media. In the second part of this article, we share additional interview insights from two senior Malaysian digital media professionals. Going multilingual to gain readership Malaysia is a multi-ethnic, multicultural, and multilingual melting pot of over 31 million people. Traditionally, media in Malaysia was segmented into various languages such as English, Chinese and…

    Asia Specials September 24, 2019
  • A 360 View on the Malaysian Property Market – Interview with Christopher Prasad

    [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="191"] Christopher Prasad[/caption]               Christopher Prasad is the Managing Editor of a Property News Portal. He shares, “The trick (for PR professionals) is to not see yourself as a ‘PR agency’, but a ‘news source’.” 1. Tell us about your news website. How & when did you decide to start Property360Online? Poperty360online was established by a team of ex-newspaper journalists who began to see the limitations of the print medium as a platform for sharing property news. While the print medium…

    Asia Specials August 1, 2019
  • PR Newswire Vietnam Marks First Anniversary – An Inside Look at Vietnam’s Economy, Media Landscape and PR Tips

    In conjunction with PR Newswire Vietnam’s first anniversary of its establishment on June 14, 2019, our local team offers an inside look at Vietnam’s dynamic economy, its media landscape, and PR tips. To mark PR Newswire Vietnam’s first anniversary, two of its team members, Mai Anh Le, Country Manager, and Vũ Thái Dũng (Vincent), Media Relations Manager, joins me to share their views on Vietnam’s dynamic economy and its media landscape. For background information, PR Newswire Vietnam was established on June 14, 2018, and grown to a close-knit five-member team…

    Asia Specials June 18, 2019