Spark of knowledge starts with Wikipedia

The people actively building Wikipedia’s Myanmar language site have a joke. Each time a celebrity dies, a Myanmar Wikipedia page is born. That’s because when a famous person passes on, news sources publish stories about them, which serve as ready-made references for the Myanmar Wikipedia community of editors. “Sometimes it’s very hard to collect the […]

Myanmar’s media faces fresh challenges

It is a new dawn for media in Myanmar—censorship has been lifted; 10 daily newspapers are now being printed, with another 14 on the way; and, reporters are free to write what they please. But the rush to this liberalized market has brought with it a fresh batch of problems for journalists, editors and media […]