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 !
“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
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
now even such a huge company as Fox News (Murdoch’s), one of the leading Mainstream Media corporation in the West, discusses safety of H1N1 vaccine for babies :
CHILDREN SHOULD NOT TAKE H1N1