It is with great sadness that this column announces the death this week in Thailand of Khun Pracha Thipatai. Coming so soon after that of Nelson Mandela in South Africa, it is natural and informative to draw comparisons between the two lives.
Amid continuing turmoil and opposition protests that often target news media, Reporters Without Borders has compiled the following assessment of the state of media freedom in Thailand and the threats to its news providers.
Did you take part in the fierce argument over whether five million of you folks or a mere 150,000 showed up at the anti-government rally on Monday? I thought it showed insecurity over whether you represent the real majority voice in Thailand.