JMSC0101: Principles of Journalism and the News Media . Professor Ying Chan Journalism and Media Studies Centre JMSC0101 Lecture Five, , 2008. Traditional Media and traditional platforms . Television Radio Newsapers. The Future. Convergence Convergence Convergence .
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JMSC0101:Principles of Journalism and the News Media
Professor Ying Chan
Journalism and Media Studies Centre
Lecture Five, , 2008
Technology is revolutionizing the media
system from news gathering management,
production to distribution
Conglomerate ownership replacing Individual
Non-media international and
Are major players
Forbes #9Li Ka-Shing,
Net worth: US$18.8B
Real estate developer, cell phone provider, retailer, major supplier of electricity to Hong Kong
world's largest operator of container terminals.
Tom Group, Metro Channel Radio, HK Cable TV
Real estate holdings in HK, China
Well-known holdings include Shangri-La hotel chain and Kerry Beverages,
one of the biggest Coca-Cola bottlers in China
interests in sugar trading
South China Morning Post, SCMP.com
Kerry HoldingsUS$5.3 B
Tiong Hiew King
Rimbunan Hijau Group, Malaysia
Net worth: US1B
Started in 1975 as a timber contractor in Sarawak, Malaysia. Operations span New Zealand, central Africa, & Papua New Guinea
Building a global Chinese media group, including Ming Pao Enterprises
Sin Chew Jit Poh, the largest-circulating Chinese newspaper in Malaysia
Ming Pao editions San Francisco, New York, Vancouver and Toronto.
The two-tiers ownership provides a layer of insulation between the paper and market forces
“Journalism takes its name from the French word for day. It is our day book, our collective diary, which records our common life..…For journalism and for us, that purpose is the development and enhancement of public life, a common life which we can all share as citizens. ”
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