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MYANMAR-INFORMATION MINISTER EMBRACES THE PROPAGANDA MACHINE HE INHERITED

MYANMAR-INFORMATION MINISTER EMBRACES THE PROPAGANDA MACHINE HE INHERITED
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By Kyaw Phyo Tha

The Irrawaddy-Dec 6

Relations between the National League for Democracy-led government and local media have turned sour lately. The situation must be addressed by the government.  Last month, President U Win Myint and State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi revealed their controversial perceptions of the media, which some media professionals interpreted as a skepticism that could have a chilling effect on the Fourth Estate.

Read more at: https://www.irrawaddy.com/opinion/commentary/information-minister-embraces-propaganda-machine-inherited.html

First published in: The Irrawaddy

 

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