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Media demand clear guidelines

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The country's two main media organisations urged the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) on Friday to clarify its stand on what journalists can and can't do as the junta tried to calm concerns about increased censorship. 

Editors and executives of media organisations meet with NCPO secretary-general Gen Udomdej Seetabutr and ML Panadda Diskul, the permanent secretary to the Prime Minister's Office, at the Royal Thai Army Club on Friday. (Photo by Phrakrit Juntawong)

The Thai Journalists Association and Thai Broadcast Journalists Association outlined their concerns in an open letter after the junta formed five panels to monitor the content of all forms of media on Wednesday.

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