In this podcast, Sheila Coronel of the Tony Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism talks about the changing media landscape in Asia and gives suggestions on creating spaces for watchdog journalism, while Andrew Jordan of 'The Wall Street Journal Online' and Aaron Quinn from the California State University Chico shows how citizen journalism has brought improvements to news production.
Suvendrini Kakuchi is a Sri Lankan journalist reporting for Inter Press Service, and is also a regular commentator on Asian issues for Japanese publications and television. Ms. Kakuchi is a Nieman Fellow and the recipient of a fellowship for South Asian reporters from the Foreign Press Center Foundation, Japan. [TEST TEST TEST...]
“In Asia, the HIV/Aids epidemic will continue to grow and we have to keep up with the work,” says Dr. Nafis Sadik, Special Adviser and Special Envoy for HIV/Aids in Asia to the UN Secretary-General, in an interview with TerraViva’s Zofeen Ebrahim.
You shouldn't go any farther. They are animals.
Nothing that they have said in the last 20 years would suggest that they will back down.
"I do not think Burma will care (about international pressure), because it does not really depend on anyone. Burma has been taking care of itself all along. It does not accept interference from outside. . . . If we (Thailand) get involved, that will undermine our relationship. - Gen Sondhi Boonyaratglin, Thai Army chief and leader of the Sep 19, 2006 coup
"It is so like the rolling mass action that eventually toppled apartheid in South Africa." Nobel Peace laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu, on the wave of protest in Burma.
"The beating of the monks is the greatest irreparable wrong in history." a National League for Democracy representative on the violent dispersal of anti-government protests in Burma, as quoted by the BBC
"This is a remarkable day in Burmese history and Theravada Buddhism history." Ko Htay Kywe, protest leader
"Myanmar [Burma] is now witnessing mass demonstrations comparable in scale to those in 1988, when security forces broke up massive pro-democracy demonstrations with deadly violence killing thousands." Irene Khan, Amnesty International