Category: Cambodia

Phnom Penh Post Sweeps SOPA Editorial Awards!

Congratulations to Seth Meixner and the editorial team of the Phnom Penh Post! Seth (pictured here with the PPP publisher Ross Dunkley to the left) and his team at the Post won awards of excellence for news photography and human right reporting. There was only one publication in the same category (Local newspapers and small
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Mekong Times newspaper shuts down

Cambodia’s brewing newspaper war claimed its first victim this week, with closure of the English-language Mekong Times. Mekong Times’ editor-in-chief, Neth Pheaktra, told the DPA news agency that a lack of funds had forced the closure of the hard copy edition but that the paper, which also published in Khmer, was still considering options for
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Phnom Penh Post launches daily edition

Congratulations to the Phnom Penh Post for launching its first daily edition on Friday. In this era of newspaper downsizing, it is great to see The Phnom Penh Post expanding from two times per month into a daily operation. Disclosure: I joined in the round of investment that has helped the newspaper go daily. Cambodia
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