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Dictatorship is Over But Press Freedom Still Under Threat in Myanmar

Written by Mong Palatino On 11 May 2014 @ 14:12 pm | 3 Comments

In East Asia, English, Governance, Human Rights, Media & Journalism, Myanmar (Burma), Politics, Quick Reads

The Irrawaddy underscored [1] the continuing difficulties experienced by Myanmar journalists despite the reforms implemented by the government

…despite the ostensible changes in the way the government treats the media, the underlying mindset is much the same as in the past: Journalists have been given greater “space” within which to work, but the limits of that space are still decided by the state.

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