Media, Development: Launching “A Burmese Journey”

July 23, 2013

GlobalPost Special Reports, Open Hands Initiative and GroundTruth are teaming up to bring you along on “A Burmese Journey.”

Five teams of top, young journalists set out from Myanmar’s commercial hub of Yangon to better understand how the country is changing under a reform-minded government. Travel along with these 20 reporters — 11 Burmese and 9 American — as they journey the ancient Burma Road, through the country’s capitals past and present, down the Irrawaddy Delta, onto Inle Lake and across Yangon itself at a critical time in the country’s history.

Read more about “A Burmese Journey” on GlobalPost Special Reports HERE.

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