On protests and media in Myanmar


If you want a quick illustration of how much some things are changing in Myanmar then this article is a pretty good place to start. Let’s tick off the key parts of the story.

Facebook. Popular protest. Protestors greivances aired. Quoted responses from two government representatives. Clear official sympathy for the greivances, with some indication of improvements to come.

Kudos to all the journalists in Myanmar who are now getting a chance to show what they can really do.

Full media freedom in Myanmar? Will the day arrive sooner than many thought?