The military’s media bans, mass arrests and newsroom raids may have left newsstands barren, but professional and citizen journalists will continue recording the regime’s crimes.
With most internet access cut, one Frontier reporter struggles to keep their Ayeyarwady Region village informed while dictating stories to editors in Yangon by phone.
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Incoming members of the Myanmar Press Council want to introduce legal changes so it can do more to protect journalists and media freedom.
U Ye Htut, former minister for information and visiting senior fellow at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, talks Rakhine with Frontier’s Thomas Kean.