Choice Picks for Media Folks – May Issue 2

Selected news articles from ‘Singapore’ sources in — Issue 2 covers 6-11 May 16.

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Singapore Book Awards: The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye wins Book of the Year
Channel NewsAsia, 09:00, 11 May 2016, 728 words, (English)
SINGAPORE: Comic artist Sonny Liew’s graphic novel The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye took home the Book of the Year accolade at the Singapore Book Awards on Wednesday night (May 11).

ST Star E-books content to move to website
The Straits Times, 11 May 2016, 835 words, (English)
The Straits Times will be consolidating its digital offerings in June, progressively moving some of the content of the ST Star E-books app into the newspaper’s website.

Why local director Kelvin Tong finally makes his first movie in English
The Straits Times, 11 May 2016, 738 words, John Lui, (English)
Singapore film-maker Kelvin Tong talks about how directing American actors is different from Asian ones in his new movie The Faith Of Anna Waters

Ads evolve into new forms as media landscape shifts online
TODAY (Singapore), 10 May 2016, 701 words, (English)
NEW YORK — Mr Peter Naylor, head of advertising sales at Hulu, stood on a stage before a roomful of advertising executives who were there to see what the popular streaming service had in store for the year. After trumpeting Hulu’s new

d.edge: Will chatbots spell end of mobile apps era?
The Edge Singapore, 9 May 2016, 1857 words, By Assif Shameen, (English)
Facebook’s annual developer conference in San Francisco is normally a low-key affair that gets little mention outside the small tech community in the Silicon Valley. At this year’s conference, F8, in mid-April, the social network’s founder

Users spend 50 minutes a day on Facebook and related platforms
TODAY (Singapore), 9 May 2016, 917 words, (English)
NEW YORK — Facebook reported dazzling first-quarter results last week: Net income nearly tripled to US$1.5 billion (S$2.04 billion), and monthly active users hit a record 1.65 billion. But it was a much smaller number that leapt out.

COMMENTARY; Ad agencies’ new challengers expose lack of tech wizardry
Business Times Singapore, 6 May 2016, 592 words, Leila Abboud , (English)
AD AGENCIES have had to endure the rise of the geeks as Google and Facebook emerged as mighty marketing machines. The next challenge is spreadsheet-wielding nerds.
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