The judge in Pathein said the broadcast was deemed slanderous to the servicemen of the Burmese army and their families.
The freelancer allegedly posted a tongue-in-cheek comment on Facebook, but then called Khet Aung “the worst chief minister” in the country.
Swe Win was remanded in custody and escorted to Mandalay, where Maha Aung Myay court agreed to release him until his trial begins on 7 August.
Critics have slammed the Telecommunications Act as a government and military tool used to crush dissent and silence the media.
Myo Yan Naung Thein had called for Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing to resign following the attack on border guard posts in Maungdaw by militants.
The dispute centres on a report that village administrators were exaggerating the acreage owned by local farmers so that they could secure higher loans.