The government has vowed to investigate the Forward Media Group site after it published fake comments by an NLD spokesman about a senior government official.
Marking World Press Freedom Day amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever to acknowledge the role of the media in subjecting decision-makers to scrutiny.
Following Monday’s arrest of the VOM editor-in-chief, police on Tuesday questioned journalists from two other news organizations over their reporting on the Arakan Army.
Police say the military has sued Reuters over a story in which an MP accused the military of firing shells that killed two Rohingya women; the Tatmadaw blames the AA.
The NLD has sacked its respected spokesman, leaving one media representative who suffers from leukemia and is renowned for refusing to answer questions.
The Chinese government has defended its decision to expel three Wall Street Journal reporters over an op-ed Beijing deemed ‘racist’ and ‘slanderous’.
Three journalists will file a complaint with the National League for Democracy Headquarters and Myanmar’s Press Council after being barred from a public meeting in Bago.
The State Counselor's remarks on charter change were misinterpreted by Nikkei Asian Review as well as domestic media that ran stories based on the interview, NLD says.
Ahead of the Int'l Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, it’s worth reflecting on the link between the right to information and the right to expression.
The Yangon regional government took another significant step away from transparency on Tuesday, excluding media deemed unfriendly from an official press conference.
Members of the media in Indian Kashmir protest government’s decision to block phone and internet access, which they say impedes their ability to report from the region.
On this day 55 years ago, The Mirror Daily, a frequent critic of Gen. Ne Win’s government, was nationalized by the dictator, ushering in five decades of censorship.
A Myanmar court gave the go-ahead for online defamation charges to proceed against Moe Myint over his coverage of a disputed hotel investment in Ngapali.
Demonstrating a shaky grasp of the law, U Zaw Myint Maung insists the press is wrong to claim it plays a key role in Myanmar’s democracy.