Namgay Zam was appointed this week as the executive director of the Journalists Association of Bhutan. She talks with about the role of women leaders in media.
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The Himalayan nation of Bhutan, known for its seclusion policies and Gross National Happiness index, has given a Facebook user a very unhappy choice: Pay the equivalent of 10 years' salary or go to jail.
A Bhutanese government directive forbidding advertising to be placed in a daily newspaper is believed to be in retaliation for the publication of articles critical of possible abuse of power and corruption.
The IFJ is alarmed to learn of the resignation of all "Bhutan Times" journalists after sharp disagreements on editorial process and content with a newly appointed chief executive.
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