SOPA announces winners for 2009 Awards for Editorial Excellence


At a special gala dinner presentation at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, The Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) honoured 89 outstanding journalists in the annual SOPA Awards for Editorial Excellence. Special guest Mr. Jimmy Lai, Chairman of Next Media Ltd. was interviewed live in front of nearly 300 senior media executives, editors, journalists and industry peers from across the Asia Pacific region.

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The Society of Publishers in Asia appoints Terence Tung as Chairman


The Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA), an organisation dedicated to best practices in professional publishing, has elected Mr. Terence Tung as the Chairman and Ms. Christina Lee as the Deputy Chairman. Mr. Tung takes over the helm from Mr. Alan Lammin who has stepped down following his retirement as Publishing Director of TIME Asia.

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◾ Research performed by Economist Impact, commissioned by the Society of Publishers in Asia and supported by the Google News Initiative, highlights long-term unsustainability in the Asia-Pacific’s news media industry despite evergreen demand – stressing the need for technological and business model innovation

 The report reflects insights from consumers as well as 500 industry, government and NGO executives across the Asia-Pacific, including 150 media and publishing executives

📺 Watch News Sustainability Launch Event on SOPAAsia YouTube Channel

📑 Download Full Report | Infographic

💡 Read the Economist Impact: Key Report Insights

📰 Check out News Sustainability Report - Media Coverage