Category: asia

Yahoo Asia: Old-Style Journalism Meets Bloggers

Yahoo Southeast Asia appears to have developed a rather successful formula for mixing old-style journalism with new media. ComScore ranks the portal as number one for news in four of five Southeast Asian markets. The key to this success has been reach and diversity of content, according to the site’s managing editor, Alan Soon. I

The Internet Is Making Us Stupid

In late October I debate against the founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales, arguing that the Internet is making us stupid. My other adversary is Kaiser Kuo, now working for Baidu, while Jeremy O’Grady of The Week, will be in my corner. The pressure is on, with CNN writing about the debate. Any thoughts welcome!!

AFP: "Asians muscling into social media world"

Last week at the Social Media World Forum in Singapore, Philip Lim of Agence France-Presse did a series of interviews, including one with me, about Social Media in Asia. The original AFP article, picked up by the Jakarta Globe, Channel News Asia, Yahoo News Asia and others, included a number of stats and other interesting