03 Feb Mission Statement
To be a leading independent media organisation on Myanmar, playing a vital role in building democracy & informing citizens.
- Mizzima aims to provide high quality news on a variety of topics with hard news, features, investigative stories, etc. relating to Myanmar which is balanced, timely, and accurate for Burmese and international audiences.
- By producing high quality news, Mizzima contributes to freedom of expression, opinion and the free flow of information in the public interest.
22 May Contact Us
Mizzima Media Group
|Editor In-Chief and Managing Director||Soe Myint|
|Director and Consulting Editor (Gender & Diversity)||Thin Thin Aung|
|Editor-in-Charge (Myanmar)||Myo Thant|
|Editor-in-Charge (English)||Hans Hulst|
|Editor-in-Charge (Myanmar)||Myo Thant|
|Contributing Consulting Editors||Myo Tha Htet, Myint Kyaw, Julian Gearing, Christopher Shier|
|Editors||Myint Soe, Tin Zar Aung, Sithu Aung, Wai Mar Thaint, Lin Ko Ko Htet, Theingi Tun, Phone Nay Hla, Myint Myint Than, Win Ko Ko Latt, Aung Khin, Khin Nwe Win|
|Columnist||Sithu Aung Myint|
|Research and Legal Advisor||Than Hteik|
|Photo Editor||Hong Sar|
|Assistant Editors||Ye Yint Htay, Maung Tin Tone|
|Reporters||Myo Myint Aung, Hein Ko Soe, Aung Myo Min, Kay Zin Oo, Kyaw Soe Moe, Myint Myint Soe, Yu Wai Wai Tun, Pan Myat Zaw, Htin Lynn Aung, Nan Myint Thin Thin Hein, Khin Myat Myat Wai, Moe Thu, Thiha Ko Ko, Thiha Zaw, Chit Ko Ko, Naing Naing Tun, Tin Ko Ko Htay, Htet Htet Aung|
|Graphic and Cartoon||Win Phe|
|Regional Reporters||Phanida, Kun Chan, Hinthar Ni, Ye Khae (Pyi), Wine Aung (Magwe), Sithu Maung Maung (Pathein)|
|Translators||Kaung Kin Ko, Saw Ye Mon, Zaw Myint Lwin, Naing Win Ko, Aung Kyaw Oo, Khin Zar Chi Theint|
|Photographers||Yan Naing Bo, Hein Htet Htay Win, Thet Ko|
|Television Production Manager||Aye Thet Hlaing|
|Multi-media Production Manager||Paing Theinkha|
|Television Reporters||Aung Thu Ra, Shu Ma Wa Aung, Aung Theinkha, Kyaw Linn Aye, Thae Zar Chi Khaing, Ei Phyu Zin Wint, Shwe Sin Su Lat, Kyaw Zin Mann, Kyaw Naing Tun, Aung Kyaw Latt (Editing), Htet Wai Oo (Editing)|
|Editing and Archive||Ei Ei Htwe, Khin Myat Moe|
|Presenter||Khaing Shwe Ye, Khaing Mon Cho|
|Cameraman||Si Thu Aung|
|Television Graphic||Nay Lin Htet|
|Proof Reader||Lay Pyay Thone|
|Newsroom Secretary||Phoo Pwint Wai|
|Production Manager||Aung Kyaw Oo|
|Senior Layout/Designer||Tun Min Soe|
|Designers||Kyaw Zin Oo, Mya Thandar, Naing Naing Aye, War War Lwin, Kyaw Lin Oo, Sithu Aung, Hla Hla Wai|
|Marketing Executives||April Thae Mar Seinn, Ei Khaing Zar, Lae Lae Lwin|
|Distribution Manager||Ye Lin Htay|
||Pau Khan Thawn|
|Webuploaders||Zaw Myo Naing, Wai Lin Tun|
|Finance Manager||Seint Seint|
|Cash and Accountant||Myint Oo, Nwe Nwe Win|
|Nay Pyi Taw Bureau Chief||Soe Than Lynn|
|Nay Pyi Taw Reporter||Aung Thura Tun|
|Mandalay Bureau Chief||Shwe Sin Khaing|
|Mandalay Reporters||Aung Ko Oo, Phyo, Myo Thant|
|Mandalay Marketing Executives||Thet War War Swe, Suzan Lwin, Hnin Ei Hlaing|
|Mandalay Distribution||Ye Tun Naing|
Mizzima Media Co. Ltd.
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Mizzima Media Yangon Head Office
Room Numbers 001, 003, 101 and 103, Lakekan Condo Tower, Upper Pazundaung Road, Ward 7, Pazundaung Township, Yangon, MYANMAR.
Mizzima Media Nay Pyi Taw Office
Office No. Pa/70, Thabyay Gon, Pwe Yon Tan, Zabuthiri Township, Nay Pyi Taw, MYANMAR
Mizzima Media Mandalay Office
No. 273, 76th Street, Between 32 and 33rd Street, Maw Ya Gi War Quarter, Chan Aye Thar San, Mandalay. Phone: 02-36835
25 Apr ADVERTISE WITH US
In our websites www.mizzima.com, www.mizzimaburmese.com and www.mizzima.tv
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Central with highlight US$ 400 US$ 550.00
In our monthly Mizzima Journal (Print) issue:
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Full page US$ 200 US$ 300.00
All prices are quoted on a per month basis, and the rate is triple if you want to advertise the same in our three websites.
23 Jan Become a friend of Mizzima
Established in 1998 by Burmese journalists in exile, Mizzima is an independent news organisation committed to freedom of expression and democracy.
We are dedicated to providing our readers with the latest news and information on Burma while holding ourselves to the four standards of accuracy, balance diligence and reliability.
Friends of Mizzima (Australia)
Supporters and friends of Mizzima News have come together to establish a registered entity in Australia – Friends of Mizzima (Aust.) Incorporated – on 30 June 2008. They aim to work to support Mizzima work. If you are in Australia, please do join the Friends of Mizzima (Australia). The contact address is:
Swe Dawng, 1/12 Bent Street, Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450, Australia
Mizzima is a non-profit organisation.
You can support us by becoming a friend of Mizzima. The support you show when you become a friend of Mizzima will not only encourage those already working for democracy, but it will also show politicians around the world that the time for change in Burma is now.
Becoming a friend of Mizzima is completely free however we always encourage readers to donate to our group to help us in our work toward democracy in Burma. (You can make donations and contribution through online at our websites.)
When you become a friend of Mizzima we think it is vital that you stay informed on what is happening in Burma. As a friend of Mizzima you will receive the following free services (we need your written request either via email or post)
- Daily emailed news updates on Burma
- Mizzima films on Burma and relates issues on DVD/VCD
- Mizzima monthly journal
- Information about Mizzima publications
- Invitations to Mizzima events
23 Jan Code of Ethics
This Code of Ethics was adopted by Mizzima journalists in Delhi, India on October 1, 2004.
1. Report the Truth. The journalist shall be committed to reporting the truth. They shall not report groundless accusations or rumors. They shall not exaggerate but honestly interpret all news and information.
2. They shall verify all information. Information from anonymous informants shall not be published, except in the case where the information is of vital importance for the public, and it shall be presented as unverified.
3. They shall be balanced, fair and impartial. The journalist shall not suppress essential facts and shall not distort the truth. They shall not use misleading emphasis so as to distort facts.
4. Plagiarism will not be practiced, sanctioned or tolerated.
5. They shall be independent. A journalist shall remain free from external or internal influence.
6. They shall identify themselves. A journalist shall identify themselves and the organisation they work for. They shall tell people they may be recorded and their words published except in the case of investigating confidential or inaccessible information.
7. Respect privacy. A journalist shall not invade the privacy of an individual especially during time of grief or stress. A journalist shall respect an individual’s private life unless it is in the public interest or the public’s right to know.
8. Correct mistakes. A journalist shall acknowledge and correct mistakes immediately when they have been made.
9. Be honest in dealing with people. A journalist shall be honest in their dealings with people. They shall not set up people in either interviews, situations or photographs. They will not try to entrap people. They shall not create stories or falsify interviews.
10. Information should be gathered in an ethical and lawful way. Payments and bribes for information shall not be made.
11. Identify the source of information. The journalist shall always identify the source of information and obtain permission to use the names and in some cases, details of sources, except in exceptional cases where anonymity is requested. The journalist must honor their word when they have agreed to anonymity for the source.
12. The journalist shall not accept gifts, compensation, money or bribes.
13. The journalist shall not use professional information for their personal benefit.
14. The journalist shall respect the dignity of all people and shall not violate human rights.
15. The right to information. The journalist has a right and obligation to receive and disseminate information to the public and acknowledges it is one of the major freedoms of the individual to have access to information. The journalist shall view information as free and shall not use it as merchandise or as their own property.
16. The journalist shall not impede another journalist in gathering information, shall not intentionally mislead another journalist, or report on them to the authorities.
17. Neither individual journalists nor separate editorial staff shall settle old scores with each other via mass media. Such behavior harms not only to their reputation but also the prestige and reputation of their profession.
18. Struggle against censorship.
19. Freedom of the press. The journalist shall remain committed to the freedom of the press around the world and shall stand in solidarity with journalists who daily fight for this freedom.