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State and Media in Thailand During Political Transition

Proceedings of the Symposium organized by the French Embassy, the German Embassy, the National Press Council of Thailand and Irasec at the Thai Journalist Association Building on May 2007, 23rd

The emergence of public opinion in Thailand through media was a sign of the development of modernity in the Kingdom. Growing influence of the public opinion raised a double question to local authorities: Media tended to spread western concepts, such as “democracy” or “freedom”; which could be integrated to the local traditions; they could also set the bases of a modern state. By law or ownership concentration authorities have regularly attempted to grip on independent media. Nowadays debat...


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  • Publisher : Institut de recherche sur l’Asie du Sud-Est contemporaine
  • Series : Carnets de l’Irasec | 2
  • Place of publication : Bangkok
  • Year of publication : 2007
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 03 juillet 2018
  • EAN (Print version) : 9789747555073
  • Electronic EAN : 9782956447016
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.irasec.354
  • Number of pages : 48 p.

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