Publication Type: Blog Media
Countries: Myanmar
Authors: Kimberley Pallenschat MEMORY! International Film Festival
Funders: AHRC GCRF

Freedom of expression in Myanmar is a highly contentious topic. This article summarises research conducted by journalism students about people’s attitudes to press freedom and democracy, as part of a project connected with the 2018 MEMORY! Film Festival. In doing so it sheds light on current attitudes and debates surrounding the question of freedom of expression during the country’s transition to democracy.