P N Balji has been a journalist for more than 40 years, rising up the ranks to become the editor of three newspapers. He writes frequently for news websites like yahoo. Balji is the author of the book, Reluctant Editor.
All Sessions by P N Balji
The State of Press Freedom in Asia (hybrid)
16:00 - 17:00
While the military coup in Burma and the extension of the Chinese government's information control in Hong Kong have been the more spectacular attacks against the exercise of press freedom in Asia in the past year, news media are also facing pressure from populist and increasingly authoritarian governments in India, Sri Lanka and the Philippines. How are Asia's journalists coping and working in this detoriorated environment?