Media

Online news: A fresh look into Cambodian audiences

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News business is constantly being disrupted everywhere due to evolving media technologies. Cambodia, for the past few years, has experienced this trend, moving from a country heavily relying on traditional media such as radio and television – for scheduled, mostly dubbed and one-way news updates – to a…

What net neutrality means for educators and learners

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What if students couldn’t load Wikipedia and online library websites? What if teachers couldn’t use their personal websites to share and collaborate on content with students in class? What if corporations were the ones determining what educational content is available at schools? These unfortunate scenarios may happen if…

The face of information infrastructure in Cambodia, as of 2015

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The year 2013 marks the biggest transformation of media landscape in Cambodia. Like in most countries, digital technology – particularly mobile – and the Internet play the forefront role in this media remodeling. Today, the most influential platform for information sharing is social media. In Cambodia, Facebook, Twitter…

Media convergence: Who made what converge

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Convergence in the media landscape is an interesting phenomenon. Although the idea of convergence seems to center around how digital content are made available on all media platforms, new and old, I tend to instead think about those pioneering visionaries who created all the media platforms that have…

The Verge: Apple of the digital publishing industry

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“The Verge is a window to how we live now and how we live next,” said an editor in a site’s promotional video. Parented by Vox Media, The Verge is a technology news website whose co-founder and former editor-in-chief Joshua Topolsky envisioned to be home to the next-generation…