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Big Changes in Burma (VOA On Assignment Apr. 19)i
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April 19, 2013
VOA's Mark Snowiss tells On Assignment's Imran Siddiqui about big changes in media censorship in Burma. This month, private daily newspapers hit Burmese newsstands for the first time in nearly 50 years. But as Mark explains, many people are unhappy with the new draft media law that critics say could roll back government promises to loosen its grip on the long tightly-controlled industry.

Big Changes in Burma (VOA On Assignment Apr. 19)

Published April 19, 2013

VOA's Mark Snowiss tells On Assignment's Imran Siddiqui about big changes in media censorship in Burma. This month, private daily newspapers hit Burmese newsstands for the first time in nearly 50 years. But as Mark explains, many people are unhappy with the new draft media law that critics say could roll back government promises to loosen its grip on the long tightly-controlled industry.

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