Journalism: Is the close relationship between business and academics hurting Thailand’s journalism? (with University World)

By Pooky, Thai Intel’s economics journalist It started here in Thailand, some five years ago, with an education system that lost touch with what the business sector needed, resulting in calls for the colleges and universities in Thailand to produce graduates that the business sector, can actually use. And thus across Thailand, working groups, consisting…

Journalism: Indonesia touts ASEAN’s best “Fourth Estate” as Thai media goes for mud-slinging

By Tammy, Thai Intel’s humanity journalist You know someone has some serious problems, when they are nothing but idiots with a huge ego. Consider the following report! Indonesia Coming On Strong: Jakarta Post just written, in an editorial, quote: “There are many achievements in recent history that makes today’s Indonesia taller than many of its…

Human Rights: USA troubled by lese majeste court rulings in Thailand (Up-Dated with Associated Press)

By Tammy, Thai Intel’s humanity journalist The final verdict on a lese majeste charge on an American who translated part of the book “The King Never Smiles” in the USA, and then came to Thailand for medical help-but was arrested and jailed is due tomorrow. There is really nothing to be said about the in-humane…

Yingluck Focus: 7) Yingluck blamed for Bangkok’s canals being clogged & some journalist points to real culprit

By Ranger, Thai Intel’s political journalist Freedom House rates Thai media as “Not Free.” But if you know the right people in the media, you still can get the truth about things. Bangkok is trying desperately to pump water out of the inner city into the Chao Phray River-in a rush to keep Bangkok dry…

Natural Disaster 8) Quick to criticize is easy but how-much time does Yingluck have to react to Thai flood crisis?

By Tammy, Thai Intel’s humanity journalist Is there any doubt what Thailand had been dealing with? It is nothing less than a “Slow-Motion Tsunami” that swept across Thailand-and in situation like this, reaction time is critical. The question is, how much is Yingluck being slow down, by the criticism being levied on her by the…

Natural Disaster: 3) Flooding high-lights success of coffee shop gathering & failure of “Traditional & New” media

By Tammy, Thai Intel’s humanity journalist Information society clashes in Thailand, as real human interaction proves better than “Traditional or New Media.” For ages it seem, Thais would gather in the early morning at coffee shops and discuss events-and this occurs throughout Thailand, bringing together a broad range of Thais from all walks of life.…

Diplomacy: 1) Is the USA held “Hostage” by Thailand in protecting Thai Royalty reputation?

By Tammy, Thai Intel’s humanity journalist The closest I ever came to a hostage crisis, was in Sata Cruze, California-where back then, for some reason, California had a lot of serial killers. So one day, I went to my two-years college, Cabrillo College, again, in Santa Cruz-and there were a great many police cars and…

Journalism: Anti-Yingluck, Nation News, says Yingluck might corrupt millions based on “Un-Named Observer”

By Pooky, Thai Intel’s economics journalist The Nation group is not stupid. It knows how far it can go to push the envelope to breaking point. Beyond that is a law suit, from Yingluck. Well, here in Thailand, every neutral observer of Thai media-knows that the Nation Group is staunchly anti-Yingluck and Pheu Thai Party,…