Need to know: the 7 top stories for Asia comms, media and marketing pros on Tuesday, 24/5/16

Winners - PRWeek Asia Best Places to Work; new J&J chief comms head; the Economist's first marketing event in Asia; problems at Xiaomi; and potentially at Fiat Chrysler; new Fitbit inaccuracy study; popular TV trends.

Xiaomi is struggling in its aim to overtake Apple. (source: YouTube)
Xiaomi is struggling in its aim to overtake Apple. (source: YouTube)

Winners of first PRWeek Asia Best Places to Work contest announced

10 organisations rewarded for their innovative practices to recruit and retain the best talent.

Johnson & Johnson names Michael Sneed chief communications officer

He is replacing Maggie FitzPatrick, who left the healthcare giant earlier this year, in the company's top communications role.

Top takeaways from The Economist's Marketing Unbound

The Economist’s debut marketing event in Asia, Marketing Unbound, which took place Friday, set out to define whether marketing really has changed and evolved.

The Chinese company that was supposed to kill Apple has hit a wall

Sales barely grew in 2015 at the world's second-biggest start-up, Xiaomi, according to Fortune magazine.

Fiat Chrysler drops on report of potential sales ban

Shares of Fiat Chrysler fell Monday following reports from a German newspaper that the automaker may have violated emissions standards in Germany.

Study claims Fitbit trackers are 'highly inaccurate'

A class action lawsuit against Fitbit may have grown teeth following the release of a new study which claims the company's popular heart rate trackers are "highly inaccurate."

Time travel and other TV trends you can count on in 2016

Living in the so-called golden age of television has its consequences. Because of all the great TV out there, networks are under immense pressure to produce high-quality television that breaks out of the pack and appeals to the masses and advertisers — something that is easier said than done.

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