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“News is life and death to us”: Understanding media audiences in post-coup Myanmar

The study found that the 2021 military coup has significantly altered the media environment of the country, causing audiences to change their habits and understandings of both media and news.

This report provides insights into the media habits of the population of Myanmar following the 2021-military coup as well as people’s news concepts, trust levels and media literacy levels.

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Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
Short title (alternative/varying form of title) Media audiences
  • Access to information
  • Internet
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Myanmar
Copyright Yes
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Co-author (individual) Emilie Lehmann-Jacobsen and Myat The Thitsar
ISBN number 978-87-92209-43-6
Publisher International Media Support
Publication date 2022
Pagination 23
General note


Keywords Media landscape,Myanmar,Military coup
Date uploaded September 6, 2023, 10:04 (UTC)
Date modified December 11, 2023, 06:23 (UTC)