Burma is to start transforming its state-run media into a public service media with a strategy of trimming down the information gap amongst its citizens. Minister of Information U Aung Kyi said a bill had been submitted to the parliament’s Lower House for endorsement, Xinhua news agency reported referring to the state-run media. “The bill...
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’s state-owned newspapers are taking up the change with attempts to fine-tune themselves in the direction of restructuring as ‘Public Service Media’. As a result, the government of Burma (Myanmar) has formed the five-member Governing Body in order to transform the three dailies – Myanma Alin, Kyemon and the New Light of Myanmar – currently...
The state-owned newspapers of Burma, the English language New Light of Myanmar, Burmese version Myanma Alin and Kyemon (The Mirror), are under preparation to transform into ‘public service media’ the state-run media said on Saturday. Three state-owned dailies are going to re-establish, with a fresh leading body, the newspapers reported. The Government of Burma (Myanmar)...
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 Burma’s information ministry had put an end to its out-of-date censorship laws in last August.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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