Myanmar Media in Transition : Legacies, Challenges and Change

Myanmar Media in Transition: Legacies, Challenges and Change is the first volume to overview the country's contemporary media landscape, providing a critical assessment of the sector during the complex and controversial political transition. Moving beyond the focus on journalism and freedom of... Ausführliche Beschreibung

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Verfasserangabe: Lisa Brooten, Jane Madlyn McElhone, Gayathry Venkiteswaran.
Format: E-Book
veröffentlicht: Singapore : ISEAS Publishing, [2019]
Umfang: 1 online resource
Enthält auch: Frontmatter -- Contents -- Contributors and Editors -- Burma or Myanmar? A Note on Terminology -- 1. Introduction: Myanmar Media Historically and the Challenges of Transition / Brooten, Lisa / McElhone, Jane Madlyn / Venkiteswaran, Gayathry -- Part I. Structural Constraints and Opportunities -- 2. Legal Changes for Media and Expression: New Reforms, Old Controls / Venkiteswaran, Gayathry / Thein, Yin Yadanar / Kyaw, Myint -- 3. Whispered Support: Two Decades of International Aid for Independent Journalism and Free Expression / McElhone, Jane Madlyn / Brooten, Lisa -- 4. The Changing Face of Print Media: An Interview with News Veteran Thiha Saw / McElhone, Jane Madlyn / Venkiteswaran, Gayathry -- 5. Privacy Risks in Myanmar's Emerging ICT Sector / Emad, Kamran / McAuliffe, Erin -- Part II. Journalism in Transition -- 6. Silencing a Snakehead Fish: A Case Study in Local Media, Rural-Based Activism, and Defamation Litigation in Southern Myanmar / Leehey, Jennifer -- 7. Precarity and Risk in Myanmar's Media: A Longitudinal Analysis of Natural Disaster Coverage by The Irrawaddy / Banki, Susan / Seng, Ja -- 8. Educating a New Generation of Watchdogs: Interview with Ye Naing Moe, Director of the Yangon and Mandalay Journalism Schools / Nai, Nai / McElhone, Jane Madlyn -- 9. The Metamorphosis of Media in Myanmar's Ethnic States / McElhone, Jane Madlyn -- 10. Covering Rakhine: Journalism, Conflict and Identity / Thu, Eaint Thiri -- 11. Media in Myanmar: Laws, Military and the Public / Weng, Lawi -- 12. Cracking the Glass Ceiling in Myanmar Media / Win, Thin Lei -- 13. Media and the 2015 General Elections / Jaquet, Carine -- Part III. Creative Expression -- 14. Myanmar's Pop Music Industry in Transition / MacLachlan, Heather -- 15. New Video Generation: The Myanmar Motion Picture Industry in 2017 / Ferguson, Jane M. -- 16. Films for Dignity / Myat, Mon Mon -- 17. A "Fierce" Fear: Literature and Loathing after the Junta / Thida, Ma -- Part IV. Society and Media -- 18. The Tea Shop Meets the 8 O'clock News: Facebook, Convergence and Online Public Spaces / Oak, Yan Naung / Brooten, Lisa -- 19. From Blogging to Digital Rights: Telecommunications Reform in Myanmar / Aung, Htaike Htaike / Htut, Wai Myo -- 20. Counter-Narratives: Myanmar's Digital Media Activists / Oh, Sarah -- Epilogue: Media Studies in Myanmar - Where Do We Go from Here? / Brooten, Lisa / McElhone, Jane Madlyn / Venkiteswaran, Gayathry -- Index
Frontmatter -- Contents -- Contributors and Editors -- Burma or Myanmar? A Note on Terminology -- 1. Introduction: Myanmar Media Historically and the Challenges of Transition / Part I. Structural Constraints and Opportunities -- 2. Legal Changes for Media and Expression: New Reforms, Old Controls / 3. Whispered Support: Two Decades of International Aid for Independent Journalism and Free Expression / 4. The Changing Face of Print Media: An Interview with News Veteran Thiha Saw / 5. Privacy Risks in Myanmar's Emerging ICT Sector / Part II. Journalism in Transition -- 6. Silencing a Snakehead Fish: A Case Study in Local Media, Rural-Based Activism, and Defamation Litigation in Southern Myanmar / 7. Precarity and Risk in Myanmar's Media: A Longitudinal Analysis of Natural Disaster Coverage by The Irrawaddy / 8. Educating a New Generation of Watchdogs: Interview with Ye Naing Moe, Director of the Yangon and Mandalay Journalism Schools / 9. The Metamorphosis of Media in Myanmar's Ethnic States / 10. Covering Rakhine: Journalism, Conflict and Identity / 11. Media in Myanmar: Laws, Military and the Public / 12. Cracking the Glass Ceiling in Myanmar Media / 13. Media and the 2015 General Elections / Part III. Creative Expression -- 14. Myanmar's Pop Music Industry in Transition / 15. New Video Generation: The Myanmar Motion Picture Industry in 2017 / 16. Films for Dignity / 17. A "Fierce" Fear: Literature and Loathing after the Junta / Part IV. Society and Media -- 18. The Tea Shop Meets the 8 O'clock News: Facebook, Convergence and Online Public Spaces / 19. From Blogging to Digital Rights: Telecommunications Reform in Myanmar / 20. Counter-Narratives: Myanmar's Digital Media Activists / Epilogue: Media Studies in Myanmar - Where Do We Go from Here? / Index
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