Burma’s media landscape shifts, but self-censorship remains

CPJ has consistently advocated for Burma’s government to repeal restrictive media laws.  In a recent report, CPJ research shows all privately run news publications in Burma are forced to publish weekly rather than daily due to stifling pre-publication censorship requirements. 

Irrawaddy reports on the media censorship climate in Burma–despite reformed media laws, and quotes CPJ Senior Southeast Asia representative, Shawn Crispin.  Crispin stresses the need for Burmese authorities to continue to abolish all forms of press censorship. 

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