Confronting Pressure From Donors

March 2008
Nieman Reports;Spring2008, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p68
A reprint of the article "Confronting Pressure From Donors," by Aung Zaw, which appeared in the Summer 2006 issue of "Nieman Reports." According to the author, there is a need for Burmese publications in exile to assert their independence from other influences such as international donors. Burmese journalists, both at home and abroad, face major obstacles in their struggle to survive and preserve their editorial freedom, the author said.


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