Alan Soon is the CEO and co-founder of innovative media group Splice Newsroom. Based in Singapore, Splice describes itself as the “Nieman Lab of Asia (without the funding!)”
It recently partnered with Civil on a project to provides $1 million in grants and seed money to 100 media startups in Asia over the next three years. Soon sat down with VOA’s Khan Sokummono in October on the sidelines of the Uncovering Asia investigative journalism conference in Seoul, South Korea, to discuss the media startup scene in Asia.