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THE ROHINGYAS – REUTERS AND PHUKETWAN – A FCCT STATEMENT

In FCCT, Phuketwan, Reuters, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond1 Comment

The professional membership of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand (FCCT) congratulates Thomson Reuters journalists Jason Szep and Andrew R. C. Marshall on a Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting on the plight of Rohingya people.  The award recognizes a series of articles that are in the best tradition of journalism, and which expose the systematic abuse of Rohingyas in Myanmar …

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REGIONAL JOURNALISTS FACE JAIL FOR REUTERS REPORT WHILE AGENCY MAN TAKES A HIKE

In Alan Morison, Jason Szep, Phuketwan, Reuters, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond4 Comments

Next Monday Australian Alan Morison and Sidasathien will head to the prosecutor’s office in Phuket to see if the Royal Thai Navy libel and computer crime act case will go against them. If it does and they are required to pay bail they say they will refuse. It’s the biggest sledgehammer and nut case since Shin Corporation attempted to sue …

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Press Coverage of the Bangkok Protests – Where do these guys come from?

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The ubiquitous anti-Thaksin scribe Tony Cartalucci wrote another tome yesterday this time attacking Reuters and the western press for smearing the protest movement against the Pheu Thai coalition government of Thailand. He signaled out quite an interesting article about ‘high society’ Thais taking part in the recent demos in Bangkok, sourced a lot from ‘Thailand Tatler’.  He describes the Reuters …