Self-promotion: World Policy Journal’s “When should language be restricted?”

I have been recently approached by World Policy Journal, a magazine on global affairs and international relations, to contribute to their most recent issue. In each issue, the publication tackles a certain broad topic to be reflected in several ways from several perspectives and with an international focus. Their newest Spring issue is all about… More Self-promotion: World Policy Journal’s “When should language be restricted?”

Video: ‘Challenging the Sovereign Narrative’ – (Social) Media in the Thai Political Crisis

Originally published at Siam Voices on December 23, 2011 (Note: This post was supposed to be up much, much earlier but was pushed back due to the floods and the re-relocation of the author back to Germany. Apologies to all involved for the momentous delay!) Back in late September I was invited to hold a… More Video: ‘Challenging the Sovereign Narrative’ – (Social) Media in the Thai Political Crisis

Announcing: Talk at Payap University on September 27, 2011

This is an open event, anyone is invited to come and you can RSVP on the Facebook event page. Also, you have any suggestions and hints for material, links, videos etc. send me an email, tweet or post on my Facebook page. “Challenging the Sovereign Narrative – Media Perceptions of the Thai Political Crisis and the (missing) Role of… More Announcing: Talk at Payap University on September 27, 2011

Al Jazeera’s Listening Post on Social Media During The Thai Protests

Al Jazeera‘s media magazine Listening Post has reported on Thailand again in it’s latest episode, this time focussing on the social media aspect during the protests especially during the deadly street battles in May. Again, yours truly was asked to give my two cents on the issue again. The Global Village Voices segment begins at… More Al Jazeera’s Listening Post on Social Media During The Thai Protests

Shameless Self-Plug: Thailand-Based Journalists Talk Social Media

Jon Russell, a Bangkok-based freelance journalist and a blogger on social media in Thailand, has written about the influence of social media on journalism in Thailand and has asked a few journalists for their opinions. Yours truly was picked alongside an all-star panel of real (read: paid) Bangkok journalists consisting of Newley Purnell, Andrew Marshall, Thanyarat… More Shameless Self-Plug: Thailand-Based Journalists Talk Social Media

Shameless Self-Plug: Al Jazeera’s Listening Post on Media Coverage of Thai Protests

This is not going to help ending my continuous praise for Al Jazeera English’s regular and good coverage on Thailand and the current protests in particular. The channel’s media magazine Listening Post examines the media’s role in the anti-government protests and how both sides are battling each other on the airwaves and online. Also, yours… More Shameless Self-Plug: Al Jazeera’s Listening Post on Media Coverage of Thai Protests

Political Websites Blocked / News Summary for Thursday

Let’s get one thing out of the way first: there has been not crackdown or any violence yet! Even though the situation is so far the same, more than ever there has been a state of uncertainty. Under the state of emergency decree the government has blocked 36 political websites, mostly supportive to the red shirts. Among… More Political Websites Blocked / News Summary for Thursday