Xinhua president makes proposals to promote World Media Summit
Doha: Cai Mingzhao, executive president of the World Media Summit (WMS) and president of Xinhua News Agency, put forward three proposals at the opening session of the WMS 2016 on Sunday to help WMS mechanism play a larger role in the future.
Over 350 delegates of media outlets from 100 countries have gathered in the Qatari capital of Doha for the two-day summit that is hosted by Qatar-based Al Jazeera under the theme of “The Future of News and News Organisations.” The meeting comes at a time when media is undergoing profound changes and audience demands are increasingly diversified. Traditional media faces major challenges as well as unprecedented opportunities. In his speech titled “Deepening Cooperation and Exchanges, Facing Our Future,” Mr Cai said the rapid development of information networks and digital technology is catalysing a revolution in mass communication and has brought about unprecedented opportunities for development. Xinhua