Fojo Media Institute - Burma News International

First Online radio training for ethnic media in Myanmar

MM Petra and Letyar IMSFojo nyRadio trainer Ko Sai Muang with Petra Quiding and Letyar Tun, Fojo/IMS. Photo IMS/Fojo– Online radio supports the development of democracy, says trainer Ko Sai Muang. He just finished the first half day of Online Radio Training in Taunggyi, Shan State organised by BNI.
– Its cheaper than FM broadcasting, its a platform everyone with internet or a smartphone in the community can use and we can broadcast independent information.

The training is the first Online radio training held for ethnic language journalists, all of their media houses members of BNI, a partner to Fojo/IMS. The idea is to slow start online radio shows, while waiting for the new broadcasting law to come into full effect.
– With online radio we at Shan Herald for example can provide broadcast time for human rights organisations like SWAN (Shan Women´s Action Network ) that contributes to the empowering of women.

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– Independent TV news on eight different ethnic Myanmar languages has never before been done, says Aung Naing with a smile in between checking scripts for the participants at the ongoing TV training in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
It's from here, from the studio of DVB, Democratic Voice of Burma that Burma News International; BNI will air the unique program.

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