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Phnom Penh Post

Michael Hayes steps down as Phnom Penh Post editor

Aug 1, 2009

Michael Hayes steps down as Phnom Penh Post editor

This weekend’s Phnom Penh Post features a farewell from (and to) founder Michael Hayes at the end of his 17 year tenure as editor-in-chief. His passing of the baton to Seth Meixner is a transition for Michael, but also for the newspaper and all who support free expression in a region that needs it more

Dream Job: Social Media Intern for Phnom Penh Post

Jul 2, 2009

Dream Job: Social Media Intern for Phnom Penh Post

Southeast Asia’s most awarded newspaper this year by the Society of Publishers in Asia, The Phnom Penh Post, needs a Social Media intern to start as soon as possible. This job is not for everyone. It will be hard work, does not pay and life in Cambodia can be an adventure (The Internet can also

Phnom Penh Post Sweeps SOPA Editorial Awards!

Jun 11, 2009

Phnom Penh Post Sweeps SOPA Editorial Awards!

Congratulations to Seth Meixner and the editorial team of the Phnom Penh Post! Seth (pictured here with the PPP publisher Ross Dunkley to the left) and his team at the Post won awards of excellence for news photography and human right reporting. There was only one publication in the same category (Local newspapers and small

Mekong Times

Aug 22, 2008

Mekong Times

Mekong Times was a short-lived newspaper in Cambodia, launched in February 2008 and closed in August of the same year backed by Media Consulting and Development, The newspaper employed more than 40 staff and ran on a budget of about US$30,000 a month, opened on February 8 and had published 135 editions, according to a

Mekong Times newspaper shuts down

Aug 22, 2008

Cambodia’s brewing newspaper war claimed its first victim this week, with closure of the English-language Mekong Times. Mekong Times’ editor-in-chief, Neth Pheaktra, told the DPA news agency that a lack of funds had forced the closure of the hard copy edition but that the paper, which also published in Khmer, was still considering options for

Phnom Penh Post launches daily edition

Aug 11, 2008

Phnom Penh Post launches daily edition

Congratulations to the Phnom Penh Post for launching its first daily edition on Friday. In this era of newspaper downsizing, it is great to see The Phnom Penh Post expanding from two times per month into a daily operation. Disclosure: I joined in the round of investment that has helped the newspaper go daily. Cambodia

Phnom Penh Post

Jul 15, 2008

Phnom Penh Post

One of Southeast Asia’s legendary publications, the Phnom Penh Post founded by legendary editor Michael Hayes. It was the first English-language newspaper in Cambodia when launched in 1992. The newspaper has scooped up a number of awards in 2009, including those for reporting and photography at the Society of Publishers in Asia’s annual competition. As

Ross Dunkley

Jul 3, 2008

A brash and veteran newspaperman of greater Indo-China, Dunkley has headed the launch of publications including the Vietnam Investment Review, Myanmar Times (English and Burmese-language editions) as well as the conversion of The Phnom Penh Post into a daily newspaper. (Planned for August 2008) Dunkley often has strong views and has never been known to

Copy editor jobs at Cambodia’s Phnom Penh Post newspaper

Jun 23, 2008

Are you young (or young at heart), ambitious and ready for a newspapering adventure? Here’s your chance to follow in the footsteps of Southeast Asia’s great foreign correspondents at Cambodia’s most prestigious English-language newspaper: The Phnom Penh Post, a bi-monthly newspaper that is shifting into a daily, is looking for 2 or 3 aggressive sub-editors

Cambodia’s Phnom Penh Post goes daily: Newspaper jobs available

Feb 23, 2008

Anyone up for a Cambodian newspapering adventure? For those not familiar, the Phnom Penh Post is one of Southeast Asia’s legendary publications and Michael Hayes its legendary founding editor. It was the first English-language newspaper in Cambodia when launched in 1992. Australian investors have ponied up to turn the fortnightly into a daily: Ross Dunkley,

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