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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.

As they prepared to leave this northern Thai city after the four-day forum, participants said they found the Forum unique for the diversity of views and frank, sometimes heated debates on Mekong topics not always discussed openly.

Read the Day 4 stories:

Diversity, Frank Talk Mark Mekong Media Forum
‘Reborn’ at the Forum’s End
ANALYSIS: China’s PR Problem
In Thailand, Nationalism Undercuts Journalism – Expert
Not Lost in Translation

Watch the Day 4 videos:

Closing Video: ‘We Learned A Lot’ – Mekong Journalists

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