Caroline Finlay

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Cambodia: Journalist charged with defamation

  13 November 2009

Ros Sokhet, a journalist well known in Cambodia for his contribution to the English language media, was arrested on October 30th and charged with defamation. The arrest generated a debate on alleged corruption in the media industry

Vietnam: Detention of journalists sparks web debate

  16 June 2008

GV author Caroline Finlay writes about how the arrest of two Vietnamese journalists last month sparked an online debate about media freedom and corruption in Vietnam. The spirited online discussion was interesting and encouraging since the press is tightly controlled in Vietnam.

Vietnam: Regulating the Street Economy

  6 January 2008

Vietnamese capital city Hanoi recently introduced a draft legislation aimed at improving traffic flow. The result of this was a drastic reduction in the places where the vendors can sell there wares. Caroline Finlay looks at the online debates sparked by this new legislation.

Vietnam: Web Censorship

  18 August 2007

When I began considering posting on Global Voices from Vietnam, the first thought that came to mind was what exactly was I allowed to post? What topics could I cover, and which ones should I avoid? The media in communist Vietnam is state controlled, and although the internet isn’t as...

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