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Myanmar Crisis

Myanmar junta crushes journalists, but news still gets out

Media organizations defy ban as regime curbs freedoms, cuts internet access

A newsstand in Yangon: The collapse or voluntary closures of local publications marks a sharp reversal from the boom in independent daily national newspapers in the preceding decade.   © AP

YANGON/BANGKOK -- As Myanmar's military junta seeks to crush the country's media -- through crackdowns on independent publications, arrests and restrictions on reporting -- concerns are rising about the long-term future of press freedom and safety of journalists in the country.

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