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ANF Apr/Jun 2017

ANF Apr/Jun 2017

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Summaries of main articles published in ANF APRIL/ JUNE 2017. Please click the article titles below to read them in ePaper format.


Express digital growth in Vietnam

Interview with Thang Đức Thắng, Chairman and Editor in Chief, VnExpress

In Vietnam, Large Vietnamese-language newspaers which have long dominated the media landscape are experiencing decline in their advertising and circulation. However, small digital-only news media outlets are sprouting all over the Web. VnExpress, launched in 2001, has pioneered this evolution.

The core of Vn Express' business, explains Thang, is to "Deliver news on the Internet platform and provide business advertising service. (...) VnExpress is pioneer in terms of applying technology to digital publishing and overcoming challenges to crete a solid platform to handle huge amounts of traffic."


The rise of VR, live video and new content formats

Publishers across the Globe are launching new product formats to feed their audience's growing demand for mobile, video and innovative ad solutions. Joon-Nie Lau, Media Trainer and VP of Singapore Press Club, summarises key insights from the presentation of case studies at the recent Digital Media Asia in Singapore. 


Publish Asia 2017: Strengthening Print in the Digital Era

More than 200 media Executives from 27 different countries will gather on 18 - 20 April in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) to discuss critical issues for the future of the Press in the Asia Pacific region. Created in 2000 by WAN-IFRA, Publish Asia - the undisputed annual meeting place for the Asian news media industry - features three days of exciting masterclasses, conference sessions, networking events and the presentation of the prestigious Asian Medi Awards 2017. Click for the full programme.



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Kimberly Lim


2017-08-25 09:36

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