Tag: Media Watch

Big elections test for media is coming

By PN Balji I am a sucker for simplicity. Short, sharp and crisp words fill me with joy. And when they make a point that takes many others to make with many more words, then I become overjoyed. Sitting in a café in Kerala, sipping...

National media in 2018 and beyond

By PN Balji Singapore media’s future saw two silver linings this year. The most intriguing ray of light came in the form of a commentary by Chua Mui Hoong in the Straits Times which explicitly said why the government should give the media some leg...

SCMP gets it. What about SPH?

  By PN Balji The South China Morning Post’s digital transformation is worth watching. Its purchase by Alibaba Group two years ago and the appointment of California digital media influencer and innovator Gary Liu as the Hongkong paper’s CEO earlier this year show a sure-footed ambition...

One editor’s incomplete story

By PN Balji Compressing 67 years of one’s life in a slim-fit book of 208 pages is no mean feat. Mano Sabnani has tried to do it in his Marbles, Mayhem and My Typewriter with an economy of words that Sabnani is not famous for. ...

The road ahead for TISG

Good morning! It’s exciting time for us and let me start this note by saying, tough times don’t last, but tough men do. And if I can add to this pomposity, TISG is one gravity defying startup! It is a well-known fact that ninety-nine percent...

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