The first blogger to be elected as MP(Jelutong) is also a pioneer in citizen journalism. In 1999, he founded http://www.usj.com.my/ and in 2003 started his popular weblog Screenshots at http://www.jeffooi.com/.
Jeff was awarded the Freedom Blogger Award 2004 by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) for the Asian region. He is also an internationally sought-after speaker on Internet, citizen journalism and new media. He is now the Chief of Staff for the Penang Chief Minister.
Fondly known as Rocky, his blog Rocky’s Bru has more than a million hits. He is a journalist at heart, somewhere between veteran and retired. He is Adviser to the National Press Club, a columnist and media strategist. Rocky was Editor of Business Times and later Editor of Malay Mail. Currently, he is the Protem President of the National Alliance of Bloggers (All-Blogs).
Rocky’s Bru address is: http://www.rockybru.blogspot.com/
DATO’ WONG CHUN WAI
The Group Chief Editor of The Star regards himself as a newcomer to the New Media with his blog, New Malaysia. He believes New Media it can co-exist with the mainstream. Wong writes a weekly column "On The Beat" in The Sunday Star. He also has a website, http://www.wongchunwai.com/, which serves as an archive of his printed articles and comments from the paper.
MODERATOR: OON YEOH
He is Malaysia’s first blogger who has extensive experience in the news media industry, having worked for electronic media (newswire), local and foreign newspapers and online publications. He is currently a Senior Researcher at the Telenor Research & Innovation Centre.