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  • Trending Topics From the COVID-19 Media Coverage in Malaysia

      The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is dominating the news landscape in Malaysia, where the month-long government-imposed Movement Control Order (MCO) has been extended by another two weeks to April 28 as infections continue to soar. According to data from Cision Communications Cloud®, the number of COVID-19 related news articles in Malaysia increased steadily to more than 30,000 in mid-March, exceeding the number of non COVID-19 news. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1599"] The number of COVID-19 news in Malaysia has been on the rise since late February and overtook the number of…

    Media Relations April 15, 2020
  • Journalists Share How COVID-19 is Affecting Media Coverage in South Korea

    South Korea was one of the worst-hit countries in the early stages of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak outside China. Fortunately, the virus spread is now largely under control, thanks to effective government measures such as providing timely and transparent updates to the public, the use of self-diagnosis smartphone apps and swift implementation of a large-scale screening regime. Like many other countries, South Korea’s battle against COVID-19 has affected a wide range of industries, including communications and media. PR Newswire has been closely monitoring how South Korea media has been impacted…

    Media Relations April 8, 2020
  • Communications in Times of Uncertainty Webinar Highlights by Luisa Tam, Senior Editor, South China Morning Post

    The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has triggered a wave of unprecedented changes in the communications industry, from event cancellations to remote working arrangements. These changes have prompted a range of responses from APAC companies in their communications with the public and media. Some companies have been ramping up their corporate social responsibility initiatives and offering their services, while others have kept a low profile. PR Newswire is organising a series of Communications in Uncertain Times webinars in APAC to gather views and insights from communications and media professionals during this challenging…

    Media Relations April 2, 2020
  • Covering COVID-19: Journalists Share How Press Releases Can Get Media Coverage?

    The Coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic is threatening the global economy and bringing the world on the cusp of a major recession. In these challenging times, public relations and marketing professionals need to be creative and nimble in crafting promotional and publicity strategies in order to stand out in the media landscape that is saturated with COVID19-related news. PR Newswire speaks to journalists from Hong Kong media outlets such as Sing Tao Daily, Ming Pao, Human Resources Magazine and Localiiz to find out how this crisis has shaped editorial directions and how…

    Media Relations March 31, 2020
  • Journalists Share How COVID-19 is Affecting Media Coverage in Hong Kong

    The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has disrupted a wide range of industries around the world. And the communications and media sectors are no exception. Over the past month, many public relations and marketing events have been postponed or cancelled due to health concerns. Working from home has also become the new norm for some communications professionals and journalists as part of remote work arrangements by their companies. PR Newswire has been keeping a close watch on how the media in Hong Kong has been operating amid the Coronavirus situation. We catch…

    Media Relations March 27, 2020