Minister Ye Htut dismisses report, saying international critics fail to criticise a general lack of professionalism and standards in the Burmese media.
Tagged: Zaw Pe
The heavyweight players in Burma’s press arena were in Rangoon on Thursday for a conference on media development.
Bullet Points: bringing you the news for Thursday 3 July.
Panellists on DVB Debate discuss whether the government is trying to remain in control of the press by invoking current laws that actually stop journalists from doing their jobs.
The lawyer representing jailed DVB reporter Zaw Pe announced on Thursday that he will launch an appeal against the sentence to a higher court.
DVB journalist, Zaw Pe, who was sentenced to prison for one year has been transferred to Thayet prison in Magwe Division.