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Svoboda médií v Thajsku
Freedom of media in Thailand

Author(s): Lucie Cvachová
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences, Essay|Book Review |Scientific Life
Published by: Kulturní studia
Keywords: Media; mass media; social network; censorship; internet; freedom; Thailand

Summary/Abstract: The aim of this paper is to analyze the rate of freedom of Thai media, get to know Thaistudents´ and journalists´ opinion about situation of medias in Thailand and to analyse therepresentation of Thai royal family in Thai medias. It is focused to characterize the media firstin general and then in relation to society and public opinion. Thereafter it describes the mediaviewing of others and there is also mentioned the social construction of reality and theinfluence which medias can have towards society. For the analytical part, the method ofanalysis of content of English version of a Thai journal was used. Thenceforward method ofsemistructured interview was used. Thai students of journalism and journalists wereinterviewed.

  • Issue Year: 7/2016
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 82-108
  • Page Count: 27
  • Language: Czech