Another paper bites the dust

Claiming “financial crisis”, Messenger Media yesterday published the last issue of its daily Messenger newspaper. The three-year-old paper was a free sheet for its first two years, but the introduction of a K100 cover price over the past year failed to stem the losses. Managing editor Ko Thura Aung denied reports that the closure was […]

Myanmar, Thai media firms link up to boost quality content

AMID intense competition in the emerging broadcasting industry of Myanmar, leading media companies are seeking content partners from Thailand in order to improve the quality of their content to serve increasing demand from local audiences. Recently, Shwe Than Lwin Media, Myanmar’s leading operator of free-to-air and subscription-based TV services, formed a 70:30 joint venture with […]