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ANF Mar/Apr 2015

ANF Mar/Apr 2015

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Summaries of main articles published in ANF MAR/APR 2015. Click on headlines to read articles in ePaper edition.

Anniversary Special

From newspaper to news media. ANF: 20 years on!

What a journey it has been! Not only for Asian Newspaper Focus but for the whole news publishing industry in the past 20 years. Created in 1995 in Hong Kong, ANF has been the privileged and attentive witness to two decades of radical change in the way news is gathered, produced, distributed and monetised…

Trade News

Fairfax partners with Huff Post

The Huffington Post Media Group and Fairfax Media announced on February 9 a partnership to launch an Australian edition of The Huffington Post -- Huff Post Australia.

MediaCorp sharpens customer focus

Singapore’s multimedia company MediaCorp will implement in April a major reorganisation moving away from traditional media lines towards a focus on consumers and their preferences.

TOI reconfigures double-width presses

The Times of India (TOI) – which is the largest user of manroland web presses in India – relies on Colorman, Geoman, Regioman and double-width Cromoman presses at printing sites around the country. To continue building on its leading position, TOI has decided to expand its printing capacities in the Delhi region and increase its fl exibility in Mumbai.

Business News

SPH invests in Crowdynews

Crowdynews, the social media curation platform for media companies announced on January 13 that it has raised €2,5 million in funding. The Series Around was led by INKEF Capital and joined by co-investor Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) through its New Media Fund.

News Corp acquires VCCircle

News Corp announced on March 8 the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire the VCCircle Network, India’s leading digital data, information, training & conferences network for private equity, venture capital and start-ups.

APN posts 27 percent jump in profit


In Tribute to Charlie

They are alarming statistics. 61 dead. 70 dead. 74 dead. 47 dead. 44 dead. 74 dead. These figures represent the number of journalists who have died each year from 2009 through 2014. More than 1,100 have been killed in the line of duty since 1992 – and these are some of the most conservative estimates.

Press Freedom

Hong Kong media tycoon arrested over protests 

Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper tycoon Jimmy Lai was arrested and released by police on January 21, the latest figure targeted in a broadening investigation which protest leaders describe as harassment.

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