Friday, October 5
New Models & Startups
Friday, October 5
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Rialto (Lower Lobby)


  • Sasa Vucinic (Speaker) Co-Founder and Managing Partner, North Base Media
  • Alan Soon / Splice (Speaker) Co-founder, The Splice Newsroom
  • Irene Liu (Speaker) News Lab Lead, APAC, Google
  • Drew Sullivan (Moderator) Editor, Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project


The old media models of financing, production, and distribution are gone. What is taking their place? What are the new models that will support investigative journalism? Are online platforms the solution? Nonprofits with donations and memberships? Data-centric projects? Blockchain technology? We've brought together three top thinkers on media innovation who not only talk the talk -- they're investing millions of dollars in what may well be the future of media in Asia and worldwide.

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