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Day 4: Nationalism vs Journalism?

Posted on 12 December 2009 by admin

The first Mekong Media Forum ended Dec. 12 with a discussion of the stereotypes and historical hurts that mark countries’ nationalist coverage of their neighbours and ‘others’ in their midst, such as migrant workers in Thailand. Continue Reading

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Day 3: New Media, Training and Gender

Posted on 11 December 2009 by admin

How can journalists make a story gender-fair? What makes for effective media training programmes? How have new media made a difference? These were the key questions that the third day of the Mekong Media Forum focused on. Continue Reading

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Day 2: Perceptions of China, Reporting on Burma

Posted on 10 December 2009 by admin

On the 2nd day of the Mekong Media Forum, debates around perceptions of China through media reports continued to stand out. Journalists discussed how to report on the 2010 election in Burma — if it is held. Continue Reading

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Day 1: Debates, Discussions and Challenges

Posted on 09 December 2009 by admin

Day One of the Mekong Media Forum on Dec. 9 kicked off with debates and discussions, some of them quite heated, on issues like changes in media trends, and how the media can be challenged to hold states accountable. Continue Reading

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