Myanmar Consolidated Media
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Management, editorial changes at Myanmar Consolidated Media

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Acting managing director of Myanmar Consolidated Media and editor-in-chief of ‘The Myanmar Times’ (English), Mr Bill Clough (right), shakes hands with Dr Tin Tun Oo (left), the company’s new chief executive officer and editor-in-chief of ‘The Myanmar Times’ (Myanmar), on February 13.

MYANMAR Consolidated Media has appointed Dr Tin Tun Oo as the company’s chief executive officer and editor-in-chief of the Myanmar-language edition of The Myanmar Times, a private weekly news journal based in Yangon.

The appointment was agreed on at a meeting between the company’s local and foreign shareholders, Dr Tin Tun Oo of Swesone Media and Mr Bill Clough of Far Eastern Consolidated Media (FECM) respectively, on February 13.

It was announced to staff at a meeting the following morning. The appointment is not expected to affect the newspaper’s publishing schedule or operations.

Mr Clough will take over as acting managing director of Myanmar Consolidated Media and editor-in-chief of the English-language edition of The Myanmar Times from Mr Ross Dunkley, who is currently being detained in Insein Prison on immigration charges.

Myanmar Consolidated Media was established in 2000 and is the only local media company with foreign investment. It publishes The Myanmar Times weekly in both English and Myanmar languages, as well as Crime Journal and NOW! Magazine, and has more than 350 employees.