Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Details

Loo, E. (2006). Cambodian journalism ''flying blind''. Media Development, LIII (3), 65-69.


With freedom comes great responsibility, says a famous movie script. Not so with the Cambodian press. The many publications owned by as many factions are unrestrained in slandering their adversaries. Everyone’s fair media prey – except for the King. Unbridled reporting with no clear ethical guidelines often sees public decency being violated, which has caused near zero public faith in the media.