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#WPFD 2021: Myanmar’s Press Freedom Crackdown (May 6)

IPI Online Press Briefing   The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, organized an online press briefing with * Soe Myint, Editor-in-Chief and Managing Director of Mizzima Media Group, Myanmar * Thin Lei Win, freelance journalist (See speakers’ bios below ↓) Myanmar’s military junta […]

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Myanmar – Democracy and Press Freedom under Threat (Feb. 8, 2021)

PRESS BRIEFING WITH Soe Myint, Editor-in-Chief and Managing Director of Mizzima Media Group, Myanmar On 1 February 2021, a few hours before the swearing in of the newly elected Parliament, the Myanmar military carried out a coup d’état, detaining Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of the National League for Democracy (NLD), and President Win […]

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Myanmar delegation joins IPI World Congress in Doha

Attendees of the International Press Institute (IPI)’s 2016 World Congress in Doha last month were able to reconnect with colleagues they met in Yangon during the 2015 World Congress under an IPI programme that brought a delegation of Myanmar journalists to Qatar to participate in the conference and continue an ongoing exchange of ideas and […]

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#IPIWoCo Inside Scoop: Myanmar’s Post-Election Media Landscape

Media freedom in Myanmar has progressed significantly in recent years, but its future remains uncertain as the newly elected government assumes power, Soe Myint, the editor-in-chief and managing director of Mizzima Media, told the International Press Institute (IPI)’s 2016 World Congress. Yangon was the site of IPI’s 2015 World Congress, which came ahead of the […]

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