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Converging media in a time of transition

From Nicola Harford, Director of Operations and Learning: My recent trip to Burma/Myanmar revealed some significant changes in the political and media landscape since my first visit two years ago. In the parliamentary elections held in November 2015, Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD party swept the board with 80% of the vote and gained a […]

Myanmar Media Lab

Whilst conducting the external evaluation of the EU-funded Myanmar Media Lab project for Internews Europe, Nicola Harford and Gordon Adam met journalists and civil society activists at a forum on media coverage of peace and conflict issues.

Nicola Harford visits Burma

iMedia Director, Nicola Harford, has just returned from visiting Burma to review the work of BBC Media Action. The sprawling headquarters of one of its key partners, state broadcaster MRTV, is located an hour’s drive north of the capital city Naypidaw.  Despite Burma’s move towards democracy since elections in 2010 and the installation of a […]