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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 […]

In Myanmar, a Short Reprieve Expected for Newspapers

KUALA LUMPUR —The global newspaper industry’s very existence is threatened by the rise of digital media, editors and commentators said at a regional conference this week. In Myanmar however, as a post-censorship media landscape begins to take shape, observers say constraints on access to online news sources mean there may be some life in the […]