Media War

exposing media bias in Thailand

GMO seeds & other things are spreading in Thailand

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

November 28, 2010 Posted by | "Rice money", Fallacies in Thai Media, Media Control, Propaganda, Thai MSM | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Floods help to pave the way for GMO rice seeds?

Problem-Reaction-Solution

Old yet sure formula by

Roman Emperor Diocletian

of how to control the masses

 

I couldn’t  help it, but decided  to come  out from  my  already too prolonged slumber. Because  as  I can see, there is  a  lack  of coverage  of this  issue  in the  Thai Mainstream  Media. Or even rather opposite:  consistent campaign to  support the efforts by government and  big local and transnational  corporations  to  take under total  control the  rice  production  in Thailand  through  pushing  forward GMO  seeds… Continue reading

November 20, 2010 Posted by | "Rice money", Thai MSM | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

“Folk media” Vs Social media

while twitter is important, there are larger

world out there that one needs to talk to

The above epigraph is a quintessence of the main subject of this post, which in other words is: all the statistics about social networks as Facebook as well as any other internet activities do NOT reflect the REALITY of political alignment.
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May 28, 2010 Posted by | Ajarns-watch, Anti-establishment, Fallacies in Thai Media, Media Control, PAD-watch, Propaganda, Thai MSM | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

role of different Media in Bangkok war – Updated on Apr 18

There are lies, damn lies, and The Nation

from Twitter

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

– Voltaire

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.

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May 16, 2010 Posted by | Anti-establishment, Fallacies in Thai Media, Media Control, Propaganda, Thai MSM | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Apr 10 Updated: Role of Thai MSM in social unrest; govt curbs alternative media

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

Richard Barrow


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)

Live Blogging in English  here and here, here latest (this is of course, apart from AVALANCE or some say tsunami of  info flow all over internet !)

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 !

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April 7, 2010 Posted by | Ajarns-watch, Anti-establishment, Media Control, Propaganda | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Is “Silent Majority” really a majority & why it is silent?

There are three kinds of lies:

lies, damned lies, and statistics

Mark Twain

Fresh example of  a typical  logical syllogism in Thai Media  from Bangkok Post :

The silent majority in Bangkok has finally awoken and started to speak up in the wake of the latest round of red shirt protestsA smaller rally by the so-called silent majority against the red shirt protest, attended by a few hundred people, took place the following day in front of King Rama IX Park

another fresh example :  Chula Network urges silent forces to a show of strength on 9 April

(Chula Network – means academics of Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok)

Previously I’ve already tried to expose some “Fallacies used in Thai media and by academics” because I was just too appalled by their shameless blatancy.

Today I’ll try to debunk  another  BS, from a category of  logical fallacies, shamelessly  and EXCESSIVELY employed by Thai Media :  phrase  “silent majority“.

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April 4, 2010 Posted by | Ajarns-watch, Fallacies in Thai Media, Media Control, Propaganda | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

new “Ajarns Watch” alert ! MUST read : Ferrera on Thai politics at FCCT

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

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February 22, 2010 Posted by | Ajarns-watch, Anti-establishment, Fallacies in Thai Media, Media Control, PAD-watch | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

1 more unborn baby dead in Thailand – H1N1 “vaccination” news update

Dr Ulrich Keil from the University of Münster and Director of a WHO centre, said that

investigations should be opened into the role of national governments in the swine flu scam

– from Jane BurgermeisterFlu Case” webste

Doctors and specialists worldwide continue exposing lies of WHO and Big Pharma :

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February 11, 2010 Posted by | Media Control, Pharmageddon, Propaganda | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

new round of “Media War” by gov is announced

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
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February 4, 2010 Posted by | Anti-establishment, Fallacies in Thai Media, Media Control, Pharmageddon, Propaganda, Thai MSM | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Thai MSM continue blatant propaganda BS about “vaccines” safety

Millions were vaccinated for no good reason. It is not even clear that

the vaccine had a positive effect, because it was not clinically tested

Dr. Wolfgang Wodarg

(Chair of the PACE hearing on WHO H1N1 pandemic)

Thailand has made it to “Flu case” website, and latest statements by gov. officials published by Thai media are :

“Vaccine safe” Jurin Laksanawisit (Thai Public Health Minister)

“The product is certified and safe for use“ Paijit Warachit (Thai Public Health permanent secretary)

here is a great video explaining how Mainstream Media control people’s minds :

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February 2, 2010 Posted by | Pharmageddon, Propaganda, Thai MSM | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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