Open Development Myanmar publishes a story on Current State of Information Availability and Quality in Myanmar

Open Development Myanmar (ODMm) recently published a story on ‘Current State of Information Availability and Quality in Myanmar,’ showing existing challenges due to various factors, including political instability, limited technological infrastructure, and ongoing conflicts in some parts of the country. As a result, policymakers and humanitarian organizations face challenges in accessing accurate and reliable data to inform their decision-making. In addition, people from certain areas, especially in conflict zones or areas controlled by non-state actors, face a greater significant challenge to access online information affecting a matter of life and death. The rise of social media and the ease with which anyone can create and share content means that there is a greater need for media literacy and critical thinking skills. 

Read the full topic page here.