Tan Lee Chin

Lee Chin is the chief operating officer of MCIL, Multimedia. She devises strategy and is also responsible for creating the content of the online news portals www.sinchew.com.my and www.pocketimes.my with her team.

Occasionally, she also wears the hat of a talk show host and has her own show on Pocketimes where she discusses current issues or trade views with politicians, activists or anyone interesting on how to make the world a better place, even if it is a little bit better.

She graduated from University of Sheffield with a degree in law and joined Sin Chew Daily as a reporter in 2008 after a short spell as a litigator.

She is an IVLP fellow who believes in journalism, and is very optimistic of its survival.

My Sessions

Saving Journalism in the Age of Social Media

Black Box
Journalism Campus Panels

In the face of relentless mis- and disinformation, the role of journalism in Malaysian society has become more crucial than ever. At the same time, news organisations are struggling to turn a profit and media salaries are stagnating. How will journalism survive in the age of cat memes, #fakenews, ‘social sites’ and inheriting the instagram […]