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One Year After the Coup: Media in Myanmar One Year After the Coup: Media in Myanmar
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​In the year following the military coup in Myanmar, challenges have not eased for journalists. They continue to be harassed, imprisoned and prevented from reporting. Some journalists have relocated to Thailand, the US, or other countries while many others remain in the country at their own risk, some in hiding, and citizen journalists continue to help keep the world informed.

This panel of Myanmar journalists and an expert will look at the current situation for media in Myanmar as well as the future of the country. 

Panelists

  • Soe MYINT, Editor-in-chief, Mizzima News, Yangon, Myanmar @sm_mizzima
  • Cape DIAMOND, Freelance Multimedia Journalist and Documentary Film Producer, Yangon, Myanmar @cape_diamond
  • Aung ZAW, Editor-in-chief, The Irrawaddy, Yangon, Myanmar @IrrawaddyNews
  • Miemie WINN BYRD, Adjunct Fellow on US-Myanmar Relations, East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, USA @miemiewinnbyrd

Moderator

  • Annalisa BURGOS, International TV anchor and journalist, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, USA @annalisaburgos

Click here for headshots and biographies.

​In the year following the military coup in Myanmar, challenges have not eased for journalists. They continue to be harassed, imprisoned and prevented from reporting. Some journalists have relocated to Thailand, the US, or other countries while many others remain in the country at their own risk, some in hiding, and citizen journalists continue to help keep the world informed.

This panel of Myanmar journalists and an expert will look at the current situation for media in Myanmar as well as the future of the country. 

Panelists

  • Soe MYINT, Editor-in-chief, Mizzima News, Yangon, Myanmar @sm_mizzima
  • Cape DIAMOND, Freelance Multimedia Journalist and Documentary Film Producer, Yangon, Myanmar @cape_diamond
  • Aung ZAW, Editor-in-chief, The Irrawaddy, Yangon, Myanmar @IrrawaddyNews
  • Miemie WINN BYRD, Adjunct Fellow on US-Myanmar Relations, East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, USA @miemiewinnbyrd

Moderator

  • Annalisa BURGOS, International TV anchor and journalist, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, USA @annalisaburgos

Click here for headshots and biographies.

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