2016 Jakarta World Forum for Media Development
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Soe Myint

Mizzima Media Group
Managing Director and Founding Editor-in-Chief
Soe Myint (sm@mizzima.com) is the Managing Director and founding Editor-in-Chief of Mizzima Media Group. Soe Myint was in exile for 24 years while the country was under the military dictatorship. Mizzima was the first exile media to move back inside Myanmar in January 2012, after the country opened up for democratic changes. Mizzima Media Co. Ltd. produces daily digital newspaper in Myanmar, a Mizzima Weekly in English (print), television programs on business, sports, youth, women, farmer and travelogue and websites in both Myanmar (www.mizzimaburmese.com) and English (www.mizzima.com). Additionally, Mizzima media products such as SMS, Radio and Video News are also available on various digital platforms such as Android and Iphones. Mizzima also prides itself on our active cooperation with other national and international stakeholders in the media reform process in Myanmar. Soe Myint’s publications include the 2003 release Burma File: A Question of Democracy, as well as numerous articles in various newspapers and magazines. Soe Myintis a regular speaker and invited guest at national and international forums on media in Myanmar. Soe Myint serves as Chairman of Board of Director of Myanmar Journalism Institute (MJI), a leading independent journalism institute in Myanmar.