Tharum Bun musings from Cambodia

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A former Cambodia-based journalist, Isabelle Roughol, recently wrote: This Is What I’d Like to Tell Young Journalists You’ll write many places at once and build an audience who follows you there. You’ll join a company that’s never done media and show everyone in and outside of it how it’s done. You’ll start your own company […]

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Author’s note: this blog post was first published in ICTWorks.org. In a nation of about 15 million people, Cambodia has over 19 million mobile phone subscribers. In addition, there are only about 3.8 million Internet users. A 2014 report published by the United Nation Development Program (UNDP) says that “Mobile phone access is near universal […]

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During my three-week visit in the United States of America, I also paid a visit to Stanford University campus, where attended a panel discussion about Media Work: News, Networks and Power in the Digital Economy. With my friend Faine Greenwood, who’s a student at the university Felt good to get some of my IVLP fellows […]

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A group picture of 22 exchange program fellows who participated in media literacy to promote civil society through new media A group of 23 fellows from around the globe first met in Washington D.C. I took this group picture during one of our tours of San Francisco They’re some of the most amazing people in […]

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Speakers: Gina Neff, C. W. Anderson, Christine Larson Moderator: James T. Hamilton

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WHO Cambodia invites proposals from journalists from any Cambodian media outlet – print, radio, television, and online – to apply for an eight-month fellowship on road safety reporting. The objective of the fellowship is to support journalists willing to investigate and report on road safety as a public health concern. In Cambodia road traffic injuries […]

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[alpine-phototile-for-picasa-and-google-plus src=”user_album” uid=”106920098056889916254″ ualb=”6000524336534298161″ imgl=”picasa” style=”gallery” row=”4″ grwidth=”800″ grheight=”600″ size=”512″ num=”20″ align=”center” max=”100″] Updated: April 24, 2014 After three weeks of visits, talks, panel discussions, meetings, and lectures in Washington D.C., New York, Georgia, Sacramento, and San Francisco [photo courtesy of Kenton] Updated: March 20, 2014 Washington D.C., New York City, Atlanta, Sacramento, and San […]

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First published on Banyan Blog: http://www.banyanblog.com/4/post/2014/02/tharum-bun-32-blogger.html THARUM BUN, 32, BLOGGER Tharum Bun, 32, is an experienced voice in the Cambodian blogosphere and digital media space. Blogging since 2004, he’s been a contributing writer for the Phnom Penh Post, Asian Correspondents, The United Nations’s Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN) and Global Voices online. He has worked […]

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Moderated by The Cambodia Daily’s Online Editor Joshua Wilwohl, I was one of the panelists talking about “It’s Not Just Facebook: Other Social Media Platforms”. My argument is Google+ is going to take off and possible taking over Facebook (in Cambodia) thanks to Google’s owned Motorola and its budget smartphones and Android ecosystem, which will […]

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Virtual democracy The rapid spread of social media is altering Cambodia’s political landscape, and the old guard is struggling to keep up By Colin Meyn November 11, 2013 My note: The rise of digital media also means Cambodian politicians will be more open, getting closer to their netizens. More archived photographs and new ones from […]

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