High-risk news coverage: Reporting the crackdown in Myanmar

Myanmar’s military leaders are deploying forces, both armed and digital, to stifle news coverage. Plus, partisan punditry on Britain’s airwaves.

As military leaders ban independent media and arrest reporters, citizen journalists become an information lifeline in Myanmar.

Swe Win – Editor-in-chief, Myanmar Now

Aye Chan Naing – Chief editor, Democratic Voice of Burma

Wai Hnin Pwint Thon – The Burma Campaign UK

Wai Wai Nu – Human rights activist; founder, Women’s Peace Network

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