What is the Future of the Media in Myanmar?

The media – once termed the “Fourth Estate” in society by British parliamentarian and philosopher Edmund Burke – plays a vital role in shaping democracy and open public discourse. Its role is particularly important in new democracies, as societies develop both economically and politically, with the people given the opportunity to think critically and vote […]

Myanmar Lower House requires journalist registration

Myanmar’s Lower House has demanded journalists who want to report on the Parliament beginning its term on February 1 must register at the press council. In a letter dated January 7 to the Myanmar Press Council, it said this is applied with all local and foreign journalists. The Myanmar Press Council (MPC) is asked to […]