Newswires Face Staff Issues

INSIDE MARKET DATA SPECIAL REPORT

News services in Asia are focusing on adding analysis in order to attract business, even as they struggle to find qualified staff in the region, according to a panel of Asia-based news editors at IMDAsia.

"You can't just tell people information anymore, but you also need to tell them what their reaction to the facts should be," says Andrew Torchia, senior news editor, news coverage Asia-Pacific at Dow Jones Newswires in Singapore.

Philip Day, Asia news editor at Market News International, add