Industrialization is changing the dynamics of the global seeds industry… agricultural
sector is changing hands, although slowly, from the farmers to the seed giants…
Already second day I’ve watched on local Thai TV some news reports, first by Ch.3 then by TPBS, when they give away rice seeds to farmers for FREE. Continue reading
There are lies, damn lies, and The Nation…
Can you post this rubbish elsewhere?
– Thanong (Nation’s editor) in reply to critical comment on his blog
“It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong”
Humans have a natural proclivity to want what they cannot have.
(quote from: “Why Banning Social Media Often Backfires” )
This is an attempt to provide a comparison of 3 main kinds of Media in their coverage of current events in Thailand: Thai MSM (mainstream media), foreign Media and “alternative Media” (blogs, forums, social networks). of course I am sure there are many people who could do a much better job than me in this – I don’t pretend being any sort of a specialist, merely trying to share my own thoughts and what I have seen so far in this regard.
“For Ajahn Panitan to lecture us on “patience,” “democracy,” and “the rule of law” is
the equivalent of Tiger Woods lecturing us on marital fidelity. Are you kidding me?”
– Federico Ferrara
When the mainstream pushes society all one way, we see that it’s wrong and
we suggest, from the pro-democracy side, that the truth is something else
– Somsak Phakdidej (from “Thai E-News” )
‘International cyber conflict has reached a tipping point
where it is no longer just a theory but a significant threat‘
– from “Virtually here: The age of cyber warfare” McAfee
(Fifth AnnualMcAfee Virtual Criminology Report, 2009)
Looks like we’re in the midst of new round of “Media war” by Thai gov. and loyal to it local Thai MSM