Tharum Bun musings from Cambodia

Tag / Journalism

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/oct/09/the-rise-of-the-reader-katharine-viner-an-smith-lecture “We are no longer the all-seeing all-knowing journalists, delivering words from on high for readers to take in, passively, save perhaps an occasional letter to the editor. Digital has wrecked those hierarchies almost overnight, creating a more levelled world, where responses can be instant, where some readers will almost certainly know more about a […]

Read More

As you can see a variety of defining moments lie ahead for online journalism. Even though the expectations for this new medium remain high, it remains to be seen whether the Internet can become a true agenda setter in the years ahead. Full paper: http://web.mit.edu/comm-forum/papers/harper.html

Read More

In Cambodia these days, people start to smell politics and rumors. As news organizations are doing their job to serve their audience, they also have to do in a much more competitive manner than ever. Thanks to the Internet, newspapers are able to deliver news content to their readers over the Internet. As Cambodians are […]

Read More

For those grieving over Reach Sambath, carrying on his accomplishments might be the greatest contribution we can make toward ensuring that the impact of his work is not forgotten, write Tharum Bun & Colin Meyn In a country dominated by infamous legacies, often tied to the Khmer Rouge or various other failed and nefarious institutions […]

Read More