US Ambassador discusses Myanmar for World Press Freedom Day

By Mizzima-

Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima

Mizzima sat down with US Ambassador Scot Marciel this week to discuss the US position on media freedom in Myanmar and around the world ahead of World Press Freedom Day, May 3.

Washington has long promoted press freedom and freedom of expression around the world. But with a change of government, and the combative relationship US President Donald Trump has displayed concerning the media at home, there has been uncertainty as to the current stand of the American government on press freedom around the world.

In the following interview, Mizzima Editor-in-Chief Soe Myint asks the ambassador for his views

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Source: News Now/Mizzima Online

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.