Burma’s Exiled Media Lured Back Home by Reform 0

Aung Zaw, Founder of the Irrawaddy News Web Site

Aung Zaw, Founder of the Irrawaddy News Web Site

Reposted from Agence France-Presse
By Amelie Bottollier-Depois

As censorship eases in Burma and the press tastes long-suppressed freedom, exiled media groups are weighing up the risks of a return to cover the dramatic changes in their country from within.

Not long ago, working for one of them could result in a lengthy prison sentence if caught inside the army-dominated nation, but the past year’s political openings have turned recent pipe dreams into real ambitions. More…