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.
Abhisit has succeeded in … making himself look like a dictator ...
– Pravit Rojanaphruk ( Abhisit’s Dictatorial Face Revealed )
The government has gone fully fascist now
– commentator on Thai blog
The exposure of a single truth can rip through an ocean of lies… Disinformation … makes
us vulnerable to fear, misunderstanding, and doubt, all things that lead to destruction…
– Giordano Bruno (“Disinformation Tactics“)
Only with the help of Twitter yesterday were
non-Thai speakers able to find out what was going on
Thai “Democrat” government declares an Emergency situation in Bangkok and once again curbs more ALL Media (as if it wasn’t already under total control)
UDD’s own live blogging on Facebook, mostly in Thai (some comments in Engl).
and here is THE BEST story I found today – all the world’s MSM “politically correct” news reports can’t match it !
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
It’s a PIMPOCRACY !
Well, it is January 1 2010 C.E. (or 2553 B.E. by Thai calender – although Thai new year is still 3+ months away LOL 🙂 ) – and by tradition I would like to extend my best wishes to everybody here in Bangkok Blogosphere (or shortly – Kokosphere) ! Continue reading
Compensations : “If you or your child has a reaction to the vaccine, your ability to sue is limited by law“
– from CDC VIS about H1H1 vaccine
“Nine French residents have taken legal action because they claim that the H1N1 Swine Flu vaccination campaign
is an attempt to poison the people of France… One of the charges is of “Attempting to administer substances…
of a nature which could result in death.” Further legal action is said to be planned in the Isére area,
as well as in Paris, Pau and Nantes, by French people who are opposed to the vaccination campaign“
“Many leading pediatricians, virus experts and medical organizations are concerned about the “adjuvant”
booster compound it contains and oppose its use in high-risk groups until more long-term data are collected“
Check it out : the latest already decided and announced plans by gov. for alleged (or planned, as article title implies ? “plans made for Thais“) ) H1N1 “pandemic” :