An international conference entitled “Digital Newsroom Management: Theory, Practice, and Experience in the ASEAN Region” will take place in Hanoi on December 7 with the participation of press managers, representatives of press and media associations and journalists from eight member countries of the Confederation of ASEAN Journalists.
Held by the Vietnam Journalist Association, the event aims to create an open mechanism to share the practices, progress and best methods for digital transformation in media among ASEAN countries.
The development of new technologies and social networking platforms has dominated and fundamentally changed the operations of newsrooms.
Speakers are also anticipated to discuss and propose initiatives and priorities for stronger cooperation in the ASEAN community to jointly develop professtional, modern and humane media agencies, innovate readers’ experiences, create new revenue sources, and promote the development of digital content industry.
The conference will include two sessions with the first one focusing on “General theories on digital newsrooms management” and the second one about “Digital newsrooms management: reality, experience, and solution”.
Le Quoc Minh, Member of the Party Central Committee (PCC), Editor-in-Chief of Nhan Dan Newspaper, Deputy Head of the PCC’s Commission for Information and Education and Chairman of the Vietnam Journalists Association said that the conference is expected to connect and share knowledge and experience in press digital transformation among ASEAN countries, contributing to suggesting solutions to build professional, humane and modern press agencies while renewing readers’ experiences, generating new revenue sources and fostering digital content industry.
Digital transformation brings both opportunities and challenges for all press agencies in the world, including those in ASEAN countries, urging them to quickly adapt, promote and speed up the digital transformation to become more professtional and humane and better serve the society.