Thomas Crampton

Social Media in China and across Asia

Mekong Times

Mekong Times

Aug 22, 2008

Mekong Times

Mekong Times was a short-lived newspaper in Cambodia, launched in February 2008 and closed in August of the same year backed by Media Consulting and Development, The newspaper employed more than 40 staff and ran on a budget of about US$30,000 a month, opened on February 8 and had published 135 editions, according to a

Mekong Times newspaper shuts down

Aug 22, 2008

Cambodia’s brewing newspaper war claimed its first victim this week, with closure of the English-language Mekong Times. Mekong Times’ editor-in-chief, Neth Pheaktra, told the DPA news agency that a lack of funds had forced the closure of the hard copy edition but that the paper, which also published in Khmer, was still considering options for

Phnom Penh Post launches daily edition

Aug 11, 2008

Phnom Penh Post launches daily edition

Congratulations to the Phnom Penh Post for launching its first daily edition on Friday. In this era of newspaper downsizing, it is great to see The Phnom Penh Post expanding from two times per month into a daily operation. Disclosure: I joined in the round of investment that has helped the newspaper go daily. Cambodia

Ross Dunkley

Jul 3, 2008

A brash and veteran newspaperman of greater Indo-China, Dunkley has headed the launch of publications including the Vietnam Investment Review, Myanmar Times (English and Burmese-language editions) as well as the conversion of The Phnom Penh Post into a daily newspaper. (Planned for August 2008) Dunkley often has strong views and has never been known to

Copy editor jobs at Cambodia’s Phnom Penh Post newspaper

Jun 23, 2008

Are you young (or young at heart), ambitious and ready for a newspapering adventure? Here’s your chance to follow in the footsteps of Southeast Asia’s great foreign correspondents at Cambodia’s most prestigious English-language newspaper: The Phnom Penh Post, a bi-monthly newspaper that is shifting into a daily, is looking for 2 or 3 aggressive sub-editors

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