Salam all! It's my beloved missus Zatil's birthday today, so I hope everyone can direct their wishes and love through the aether to her.
Meanwhile, have I got a news for you!:
I am excited to be among the four participants from Malaysia to join the Product Immersion for Small Newsrooms programme, a two-month online training by Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, News Catalyst and Google News Initiative.
My goal from the course is to learn what makes a news product tick with the modern audience. In short: if I were to start my own news startup now, how would it look like?
I hope to share some of the more interesting stuff I learned from the course here. Wish me luck!
Obligatory photo of JoJo, who has been suffering with some sort of infection on his left eye – which is stressing me out a bit:
Now, on to this week's round-up after the jump, also available for free members! 👇