Seeing is believing—particularly in a country where the government controls the broadcast media and current affairs news, aired on pro-ruling par*ty TV and radio, is of*ten at odds with the country’s few independent media outlets. But in the aftermath of a violent clash between striking garment workers and police near Stung Meanchey bridge on Tuesday, which left one bystander dead, the government’s official version of events has been refuted by videos posted online and disseminated through social networking sites. In an age when smartphones are becoming commonplace and Internet access is expanding, the government is unable to control
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