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Posts Tagged ‘Media Freedom’ (32 found)

Burmese editor sentenced to 13 years in prison

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the 13-year prison sentence handed down last week by a Burmese court to Nyi Nyi Tun, editor of the Kandarawaddy news publication.

On October 13, the Seikkan Township court attached to Rangoon’s Insein Prison found the journalist guilty of “crimes against the state” […]

October 22, 2010  •  By Committee to Protect Journalists  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Monitoring of the media coverage prior to 7 November elections in Burma – Report n.1 (August 2010)

Since August 2010, MEMO 98 has been systematically monitoring the media coverage of the 7 November parliamentary elections in Burma (Myanmar). The project’s goal is to provide an accurate picture of the state and independent media’s behaviour in the campaign prior to Burma’s elections. Over a period of three months, the project seeks to evaluate the mass media’s performance in providing objective and balanced coverage of the candidates and their platforms so the citizens of Burma can make well-informed choices at the ballot box […]

October 15, 2010  •  By MEMO 98  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤