Dying Myanmar media face great challenges

More and more people realise that the Daw Aung San Suu Kyi-led government has no understanding or acceptance of local media and that protecting press freedom is not among the government’s priorities. “Press freedom went down under the civilian government, though we expected it would improve. This is because of the actions or inaction of […]

Norway Digital media firm Vizrt sets sights on Myanmar

Norway-based Vizrt, a leading provider of content-production tools for the digital-media industry, is eyeing business expansion in Myanmar to cash in on the prospects for the broadcasting business there after the country opens more doors for foreign investment. Yupapak Tawanna, regional manager of Vizrt Thailand, said the headquarters in Oslo had assigned its Bangkok office, […]