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Entrepreneurial journalism in greater China and Southeast Asia
Case Studies and Tools for Media Professionals

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ISBN 9781138283091
December 21, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge
292 Pages 34 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Exploring startup journalism and digital media platform trends in China, Taiwan and Southeast Asia, this book offers a practical insight into how to launch and run successful news operations as digitisation spreads through the region.

Drawing from a range of case studies of news and journalism startups, including Malaysiakini, Hong Kong Free Press, The News Lens of Taiwan, Thailand's The Standard, Ciwei Gongshe of China, Indonesia's IDN Media, Cambodia's Sabay and Frontier Myanmar, this book provides tips on how launch a new media startup, how to find funding and how to sustain and scale  your enterprise. Blending a theoretical approach with core business and newsgathering expertise, the author offers an engaging overview of contemporary entrepreneurial concepts and their vital relationship in finding new markets for journalism today.

Entrepreneurial Journalism in greater China and Southeast Asia is an invaluable resource for both students and professionals interested in new media, startups, and the Asian media market.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Entrepreneurialism, journalism and Asia

Chapter 2 Finding your niche and getting your journalism startup on the way

Chapter 3 Money to start up

Chapter 4 Technological and journalism skills for your startup

Chapter 5 Funding your journalism enterprise – income

Chapter 6 Sustaining and scaling your enterprise, ethics and outcomes

Chapter 7 Case studies


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Judith Clarke worked as an editor and correspondent for Asiaweek magazine in the 1980s and taught and researched journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University from 1990 to 2020. Her research focused on media in Southeast Asia, particularly Cambodia. She set up and taught HKBU’s postgraduate course in entrepreneurial journalism.