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Blog list of foreign journalists and photojournalists in Cambodia

If you’re not in Cambodia, but you’re trying to keep up with all the latest news and information about the country, only a few handful of media websites that provide news coverage. Until now there are several English-language newspapers.

This blog post is about how you can get more news and information not through Cambodian news sites. There is a wider possibility as more and more journalists make use of the Internet as a sophisticated communication tool. Through weblogs or blogs, journalists still have more to give more personal insights, if not opinions, about a wide range of issues.

Here’s a list of Cambodia-based foreign correspondents:
Brendan Brady
A journalist based in Cambodia. His main subjects of interest include regional diplomacy, human rights abuses and religious tensions. In Cambodia, he reports regularly on the Khmer Rouge war crimes court and issues related to the legacy of the ultra-Maoist Khmer Rouge regime.

Sebastian Strangio
An Australian journalist based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Currently, he is deputy news editor at the Phnom Penh Post, the country’s newspaper of record.

John Vink
Wishing to concentrate on one country instead of continuously travelling, he is based in Cambodia since 2000, a country he visits since 1989. He currently mainly documents land issues all over Cambodia but also covers other social issues as well as the Khmer Rouge trial. Other recent books are Avoir Vingt Ans a Phnom Penh, published by Editions Alternatives and Poids Mouche, self published.

Robert Carmichael
“I went to Cambodia in 2001 and ended up working as the managing editor of the Phnom Penh Post newspaper for two years. In early 2009 I returned to Cambodia ahead of the start of the Khmer Rouge tribunal and am currently the country correspondent for the German Press Agency dpa.

Vinh Dao
In early 2009, he delved into the multimedia world and has been producing multimedia slideshows for various publications including the Phnom Penh Post along with NGO’s.

Arantxa Cedillo
She is currently based in Phnom Penh and her work is represented by: Getty Images Global Assignment, Focus Agentur, Cosmos Agency and Redux Pictures.

Brian Calvert
A freelance foreign correspondent, focusing on military and security issues. He has reported from Afghanistan, Cambodia, Southern Thailand and Sri Lanka, among other places.

Geoffrey Cain
I’m an Asia-based journalist who has covered politics, business and travel throughout the region.

Rick Valenzuela
A news photographer working in still pictures, audio and video. His photographs have been printed in The Guardian (U.K.), Der Standard (Austria), Bistandsaktuelt (Oslo, Norway) and La Vanguardia (Barcelona, Spain), as well as in the book “Street World: Urban Culture from Five Continents” (2007, Thames and Hudson).

Irwin Loy
A city newspaper reporter for 24 hours Vancouver. He is currently based in Phnom Penh.

Will Baxter
Degree in Journalism from the University of Kansas (May 2000). Based in Bangkok from 2003-2010. Now based in Phnom Penh. Recent work published by Newsweek, Time, Stern, Der Spiegel, Internazionale, Udvikling, Wall Street Journal and MSF.

Dannielle Taaffe [protected blog; Twitter is here.]
Irish freelance journalist based in Cambodia. Former Beeber with radio, TV and print experience. Current penchants include broccoli juice.

Adam Becker
For about 21 months, I worked at The Cambodia Daily in Phnom Penh.

Rachael
A former English editor for The Cambodia Weekly, owned by University of Cambodia. An interesting note about her newspaper work here.

Isabelle Roughol
A former associate editor at Cambodia Daily. Archived stories about Cambodia can be located in this category. The young journalist also “had the privilege to meet New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof” last year.

John Brown
Cambodia & Southeast Asia Photographer, Photojournalist & Writer Covering Photography, News, And Social Issues Concerning Cambodia, Asia & The World’s 7 Billion People, One Blog Post At A Time.

One of Cambodia’s English-language newspapers, The Phnom Penh Post, has its internet site, which can be found here: http://www.phnompenhpost.com/. Before long, its online edition was available for paid subscribers. But as new investors have injected financial power, the paper went daily from bi-weekly. The nearly-two-decade-old paper also expand into local language, Khmer. Take a look at this for Khmer readers: http://khmer.phnompenhpost.com/.

Probably the most read print newspaper, The Cambodia Daily still hesitates to go online. Despite it has its own website, not all its daily content is available for online readers at cost or no cost. If the Daily were to launch its site, competition with The Phnom Penh Post will be a greater benefit for general audience.

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