Wong Chun Wai starts blogPosted: April 30, 2008
Yes, you read right. Wong Chun Wai has started his own little blog. So he’s a fellow blogger like you and me now. For the benefit of the ignorant, Wong Chun Wai is THE group chief editor of The Star. Big newspaper in Malaysia. Big BIG newspaper.
Old Media chieftan is new kid on the blog
KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 — Ever since March 8, there has been a lot of talk about New Media vs Old Media. Well, one man now wants to try and bring the two together. Datuk Wong Chun Wai, the group chief editor of The Star, has started blogging.
While many journalists in the mainstream media already maintain blogs, what is particularly remarkable about Chun Wai blogging is that he heads one of the largest newspapers in the country.
The 47-year-old veteran journalist started his blog in April and it is aptly titled New Malaysia (chunwai08.blogspot.com). As expected, his blog is very much news skewed even though he stresses that the views expressed here are entirely personal.
Full article here.
Been to his blog New Malaysia, it’s not half bad. All entries so far are quite short, but worth reading. Before writing him off as another BN “running dog”, just go have a visit. You might be pleasantly surprised.