Originally published at Siam Voices on March 5, 2012 Last week, we have reported on a report by the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) that suggests that “Facebook partly causes teen pregnancies“. While this assertion is still totally laughable, I grew somehow skeptical about the English language article the previous post was based on. … Continue reading Did Thai report really say Facebook ’causes teen pregnancy’?
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 … Continue reading Announcing: Talk at Payap University on September 27, 2011
I’m not good at writing a sentimental intro for a yearly review, especially if it has to be somehow holiday-themed. But many things have happened this year that are still stuck in my mind after all these months it is only appropriate to look back at it now. Without further ado, here a some thoughts of the year … Continue reading 2010 – Some Personal Thoughts
Got some housekeeping announcements here for you: First off, the panel discussion we have hosted here in Hamburg last Monday went really well! I will write a round-up about this event (and the academic conference in Trier as well) soon, because secondly… I’ll be on the road again for the next few days, this time … Continue reading Housekeeping: Panel, Berlin & Guest-Blogging
Short notice: I’ll be gone during this weekend to Trier for an academic conference on Thai politics. Their website is http://www.thailand-tagung2010.de Hope it will be interesting and the topics and discussions will surely result in a blog post or two. Have a nice weekend! Continue reading Short Notice: Academic Conference on Thai Politics in Trier
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 … Continue reading Shameless Self-Plug: Thailand-Based Journalists Talk Social Media
After much thought and even more procrastination, I decided to start my personal blog. Though it might be an obsolete idea to launch a blog in the year 2010, where most internet-savvy people prefer to express their opinions bite-sized on platforms like Twitter. Even though I have been a vivid Twitter user (@Saksith) for some … Continue reading So, I have a blog now…