Myanmar Ends Media Censorship

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•34 Aug 22, 2012

Transitioning to a more democratic system after nearly half a century of repressive military rule, Myanmar's government announced Monday that its Press Scrutiny and Registration Department would no longer censor the nation's private publications. What do you think?

  • “Yeah, but where’s the fun in it if you’re not pissing off a junta?”

    Vern Wansley –
    Paperboard Box Maker

  • “The censorship is why I stopped beginning my day with the Yangon Times.”

    Wallace Frankfather –
    Scientific Photographer

  • “I hope they’re prepared for all the shitty blogs people are going to start now.”

    Juleen Petite –
    Accounting Clerk