Monday’s media liberalization announcement under the fifth phase covers 86 journals, 55 magazines, books, calendars, post cards, formal messages, manuscripts of music and songs, and embassy publications, the website said. Deputy Director-General of Department of Public Relations of the Information Ministry U Tint Swe urged local media at a meeting with the ministry on Monday to observe a 16-point new guideline in the present censor-less publication laid down by the ministry relating to political, economic, social and miscellaneous sectors. According to the guideline, media are to refrain from writing articles or publishing photos that criticize the government’s policy in a destructive manner and contain facts that spoil the international relations, saying that stories on some sensitive issues should be based on strong sources.
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