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New Media

Training video of suspected prostitutes goes viral on net

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

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

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

A-Glow-Glow

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: www.microwavefest.net/aglowglow. 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: www.microwavefest.net. Ends Nov 18

11 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

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