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About yekaung (叶亢)

I am Ye Kaung Myint Maung. You can call me Ye or Ye Kaung (叶亢). I’m from Burma (Myanmar) and studied at Hong Kong Baptist University for M.A International Journalism course. I am currently studying in School of Communication, American University in Washington DC for second M.A degree and working on Media and development researches. My email is yekaung@gmail.com. My Facebook account is http://www.facebook.com/yekaung. Although I was graduated with Computer Science major, I had worked in the Myanmar Times, which is the only private own paper publishing in English and Burmese.

Burma’s media: dramas in the transition

By Ye Kaung Myint Maung Burma’s (Myanmar) media industry was crippled by repressive censorship rules of the dictatorship government for more than two decades. So the ruling military’s recent U-turn decision to allow democratic elections and restore civilian government surprised … Continue reading

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