The Printing and Publishing Enterprise Bill submitted by the Ministry of Information with amendments was approved at Thursday’s Lower House of Parliament session, the state-run New Light of Myanmar newspaper reported today. “As the fourth pillar, the media play an essential part in the democratization processes. I am also a former media person and still...
Members of the Interim Press Council (IPC) in Burma have voiced opposition to the Public Service Media (PSM) draft law. During a press conference at the Printing and Publishing Enterprise on Saturday, Dr Myo Thant Tin and Thiha Saw, members of the IPC, said the PSM draft law is a commercial project rather than legislation...
Burma held ‘Conference on Public Service Media’ at Inya Lake Hotel, on 25-26 September, according to the state-run news media. It seems to be a fresh start under the new Information Minister. Burma’s information ministry had put an end to its out-of-date censorship laws in last August. The extraordinary declaration seemed the hottest in a...
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Retired judge Markandeya Katju is an angry man. Weeks after taking over as head of the Press Council of India, the regulatory body for newspapers, he lashed out at the Indian media and sought to bring television, the more egregious offender in the eyes of many, under his control. Now the Indian media is, rightly,...
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