LinkedIn editor: This is what I’d like to tell young journalists

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 […]

The technology helping Cambodia’s disconnected and hardest to reach

Author’s note: this blog post was first published in 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 […]

A visit to Stanford University campus

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 […]

IVLP exchange program fellows in San Francisco

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 […]

WHO journalism fellowship in Cambodia

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 […]

International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP)

[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 […]

A decade as a blogger

First published on Banyan Blog: 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 […]

Social Media and Cambodian Youth: It’s Not Just Facebook: Other Social Media Platforms

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 […]

Unleashing the political power of social media

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 […]