Tag Archives: Burma

Digital Review of Asia-Pacific – research on Asian ICT economies

We’re constantly coming across excellent research funded by Canada’s IDRC, but stumbling across this terrific resource on Asian digital economies was a bit of a revelation. Originally a print-oriented publication, it’s moving towards being a much more collaboratively put-together resource … Read more


The mobile web and press freedom

Last month, the Global Network Initiative (GNI) - a multi-stakeholder coalition of ICT companies, civil society organisations, investors and academics - signed a cooperation agreement with another body called Industry Dialogue, or, to give it its full name, Telecommunications Industry Dialogue on Freedom of Expression … Read more


Audiovisual Media Policy, Regulation and Independence in Southeast Asia

The media systems of Southeast Asia are extraordinarily diverse in terms of professional standards, economic models, political engagement, and technology. They range from Vietnam, where private media are not allowed, to Thailand, where all broadcasters are somehow public in character, … Read more


Southeast Asian Media: Patterns of Production and Consumption

No region in the world has more diverse conditions for media than Southeast Asia. With a political spectrum that straddles vibrant free markets and one-party monopolies, encompassing many business models, varieties of ownership, stages of technological development, and degrees of … Read more