Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
Free press is dying in Myanmar as ‘massive climate of fear’ crushes journalists
A Myanmar court last week found two Reuters reporters guilty of breaching a colonial-era law and sentenced them to seven years in prison in a landmark case that many international observers see as a bellwether for the fate of free press in the country.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:33
US newspapers hit back at Trump, defend free press
Washington- US newspapers big and small hit back Thursday at President Donald Trump's relentless attacks on the news media, launching a coordinated campaign of editorials stressing the importance of a free press.
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 01:00
Signs of a free press
Re: “Echoes of regime change in foreign coverage of cave drama”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
Fri, 11 May 2018 01:00
Another brick in the wall
Re: “Editor’s firing sparks fear for free press”, Asean Plus, May 9.
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:00
Mistaken diagnosis followed by poor prescription
Re: “Outrageous claims”, Have Your Say, November 20.
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 10:32
Pulitzer Prizes honor US election coverage
NEW YORK - The Pulitzer Prizes, the most prestigious awards in US journalism, on Monday honored work that challenged President Donald Trump during the country's divisive election campaign and delivered a passionate defense of a free press.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 01:00
US envoy right to speak out about lese majeste
Some Thais have criticised US Ambassador Glyn Davies for saying that "no one should be jailed on lese majeste charges" and stressing the necessity of a free press and trial by civilian courts. The critics say that these issues are our own internal affair.