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Asian Correspondent is an English language news website launched in October 2009 by Hybrid (media company) that combines articles by professional journalists, bloggers and news wire content in one website.[1] Asian Correspondent is the online partner for the Associated Press in Asia and provides breaking news, opinion pieces, and analysis for the Asia-Pacific region.

Asian Correspondent
Type of site
News & blogging
Available inEnglish
HeadquartersColston Tower, Colston Street, Bristol
OwnerHybrid (media company)
Created byJames Craven (Managing Director)
Websitewww.asiancorrespondent.com
Launched19 October 2009
Current statusActive

ContentEdit

Asian Correspondent is a combination of news stories, analysis, and blog content, a format which has earned the website comparisons to the Huffington Post.[2] The site is divided in sections including News, Politics, Education, Media, Environment, Culture, Travel, and Technology.

Less than a year after its creation, in May 2010, Asian Correspondent hit the millionth visitor mark,[3]

In the mediaEdit

Asian Correspondent is often quoted in other media. Qz.com has cited its content on multiple occasions, most recently in May 2014 for its coverage of the military coup[4] in Thailand, as well as in July 2013 for a story about bitcoin.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Asian Correspondent taps into region's blogosphere to fill foreign newshole". Online Journalism Blog. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  2. ^ "AsianCorrespondent.com to build far-east foreign reporting collective". 22 October 2009. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Asian Correspondent set to hit one million monthly unique user mark". 17 May 2010. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  4. ^ "How to follow Thailand's 12th coup as it happens". Quartz.com. 22 May 2014. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Thailand's infamous bitcoin crackdown is not quite what it seems". Quartz.com. 31 July 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2014.