Where is the media in Asia headed?
Bloomberg’s chief content officer Norman Pearlstine and The Washington Post’s Marcus Brauchli on future of the media in the continent
Singapore: The advent of the Internet and the mobile phone and the rapid increase in their reach over the past decade has changed the way people consume news, posing a challenge to traditional media companies such as newspaper and magazine publishers. Norman Pearlstine, chief content officer at financial information and news provider Bloomberg L.P., and Marcus Brauchli, vice-president at The Washington Post Co., publisher of The Washington Post, joined MintAsia editor R. Sukumar in a panel discussion in Singapore on 28 May on the way forward for global and Asian media accompanies against the backdrop of a changing technological landscape. Edited excerpts: