The Irrawaddy discusses challenges facing ethnic nationality media outlets, including safety, exile, and a lack of infrastructure and support.
The divisional govt bans a campaign organized by journalists in front of the Yangon Military Command, stating the area is restricted for security.
The Voice Daily’s Ko Kyaw Zwa Naing is absolved of defamation charges, but U Kyaw Min Swe is again denied bail.
NLD spokesman’s ‘jokes’ about the media embarrass Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, her party and the democratic norms they champion.
Ko Htwe describes ethnic media’s response to constraints on the press in Burma.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the increasing use of the controversial Article 66(d) of the Telecommunications Law.
A legal adviser to The Voice Daily’s detained staff raises questions of the military plaintiffs’ influence in a court decision to refuse them bail.
Mandalay journalists gather in solidarity with two journalists from The Voice Daily who appeared in court for charges under Article 66(d) on the same day.
Local journalists say the NLD government has failed to create an environment where independent media can practice their professions freely and ethically.
More than 100 media representatives gather in Rangoon to condemn the controversial law and launch a white armband ‘Freedom of Press’ campaign.
Kyaw Kyaw Thein discusses to what extent the country’s media landscape has improved.
Building peace and a federal democratic system are understandable priorities, but another matter too requires urgent attention, writes Kyaw Zwa Moe.
A local human rights leader is arrested for live-streaming a play that is critical of military clashes with ethnic armed groups.
The pair is facing a lawsuit filed in May by the Burma Army under Article 66(d) of the Telecommunications Law over a satirical article.
Maw Oo Myar has not yet spoken about her abduction in Karenni State.