When I was asked to talk to members of the Radio and TV Reporters Association recently, the suggested topic was something along these lines: Now that everybody can be a reporter, how should professional journalists adapt to survive?
So, is Facebook a tech company or a media company? And does it really matter?
You don’t have to believe them, but polls conducted last week suggested that 86.3 per cent of Thais think politicians are chiefly responsible for the country’s long-drawn-out societal divisions, followed by 10.9 per cent who blamed the media.
Whether you realise it or not, Thailand is full of traps of different sizes, colours and ferocity. You can’t be too careful. It’s a minefield of political, economic and social traps - perhaps not exactly akin to booby traps you find in the...
Consider the following news tidbits and determine for yourself whether they are related one way or the other - and how they contribute to the so-called political “Road Map to Democracy”:
Nobody is quite sure how and where he stumbled upon the political crystal ball. But Paiboon Nittitawan, the outspoken pro-establishment activist, is already predicting the outcome of the next general election.
Can Thailand can learn anything from Israel in terms of getting really serious about launching business startups? A lot, it seems. But the biggest key is probably neither government policies nor financial subsidies from the private and public...
The outcome of the August 7 referendum was not much of a surprise although it did send a few important messages that, if well taken, could pave the way to getting closer to solutions to some of the country’s deep-rooted, drawn-out problems.
This Sunday, about 50 million Thais will be eligible to cast their ballots once again, this time to decide whether they endorse the constitution draft or not. It seems rather simple on the ballot. But things are much more complicated than that.
With about one week before the Big Referendum on August 7 to decide whether the constitution draft will be approved, most Thais may still be undecided on how to vote.