November 2016: Internet Passes TV as Go-To News Source

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internet-passes-tv-as-go-to-news-source-the-cambodia-daily

Excerpts from the article written by Matt Surrusco: 

TV outlets in the country—all of which are operated by government officials, their family, or friends of the ruling party—have essentially “committed a suicide” by failing to broadcast quality news, said Kounila Keo, a blogger and public policy scholar.

Cambodian TV “has not been able to deliver news besides ‘daily protocol news’ and pure entertainment programs,” Ms. Keo said.

 

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Ms. Keo said the internet’s wider reach would likely bring greater civic engagement and more open public discourse without fear of repercussions.

LINK: https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/internet-passes-tv-go-news-source-122055/

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