Category: Media

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

Will Publishing Follow the Music Industry?

Apple’s move to charge publishers 30 percent for subscriptions has raised a lot of interest around the business models for those selling content. A recent report on e-readers by Bain and Company opens with the above graph of declining turnover seen by the music industry. (UPDATE: Came across an interesting critique of this chart on