New Media

Training video of suspected prostitutes goes viral on net

A screen grab of the video. Photo: SCMP Pictures

The video is called Exposed: ‘prostitutes’ get social media training It shows a female “lecturer” delivering a tutorial to a group of women explaining how they can “market themselves” and “attract quality clients”.

Thursday, 28 February, 2013, 4:41pm

Businesspeople top Weibo microbloggers list

Businesspeople top Weibo microbloggers list

Mainland businesspeople are influential not only in the country's commercial sector, but in cyberspace.

Sina Weibo, which offers one of the most popular microblog services in China, has released its list of the most influential microbloggers for last year - and three of the top five were businessmen.

16 Jan 2013 - 4:02am

Media old and new must live together

Korean rapper-singer Psy performing. Photo: Reuters

Journalists are supposed to spot new trends and report on them before anyone else does. But I find I can't hold a candle to my 12-year-old son. He is just closer to the zeitgeist than I am. I may have to use him as a source from now on to keep my job.

29 Sep 2012 - 2:39am 1 comment

Hand it to him

In a dark room on the eighth floor of the Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, Professor Jeffrey Shaw perches under a spotlight on a swivel stool. He's surrounded by a panoramic cinema screen, on which different stories play at the same time. Smiling, Shaw tilts his head back and takes in the environment.

18 Mar 2012 - 12:00am


Microwave's media arts show features interactive LED installations by local artist Teddy Lo (below) and London-based collective UnitedVisualArtists (UVA). Daily, 11am-11pm (closed 8pm-8.30pm), Avenue of Stars and the outdoor area of HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST. Inquiries: Ends Apr 20.

13 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

New Media targets HK$112m to boost content

New Media, the magazine publishing unit of tycoon Albert Yeung Sau-shing's Emperor Group, plans to raise up to HK$112 million from an initial public offering to enhance the titles' editorial content and upgrade its publishing technology to boost production efficiency, according to the sales document.

26 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

The 11th Microwave International New Media Arts Festival - Luminous Echo

Artists from around the world present digital works, performances and videos that explore light and sound, including Beijing's electronic duo FM3 (above), the US Graffiti Research Lab and local Web designer Henry Chu. Also features seminars, artists' talks and workshops. Various venues and times. Inquiries: Ends Nov 18

11 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

The 11th Microwave International New Media Arts Festival - Luminous Echo

Sat-Nov 18

In one of the most brightly lit, noisy cities in the world, the two main themes of this year's Microwave International New Media Arts Festival - the art of light and sound - might just whoosh over our heads.

8 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

WIRED life

ONE OF HONG KONG'S most experimental of arts festivals is in motion and you, the audience, are being asked to step up and interact. It's the Microwave International New Media Festival, now in its seventh incarnation, and this year the focus is on luring the audience into the art with a selection of highly interactive works.

7 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Life as art

Point at the man and he'll punch himself in the face, do it another time and he'll hurl himself at the floor, jump out of a box, or just fall out of the sky.

The man, who has no name, does all this and 85 other crazy deeds at your command on a Web site entitled Modern Living.

2 Jun 2003 - 12:00am