Top Asian media compare notes on yearlong efforts to bring pandemic into sharper focus

THE novel coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the key role of the Asia-Pacific media as a timely and trusted source of information, giving people around the region the tools to understand and cope with the impact of COVID-19, media industry leaders and experts said.

Publishers, editors and academics who participated in the Wednesday webinar on the pandemic's impact on the media noted that like most sectors, the economic shock has also dented the revenue of media companies. At the same time, however, the pandemic also encouraged more people to turn to traditional media for reliable information.

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Zhou Shuchun , Pana Janviroj , ANN


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