The New York Times has the story.
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The AP reports: A prominent Thai activist and magazine editor was sentenced to a decade in prison Wednesday for defaming Thailand’s monarchy, a verdict rights groups condemned as the latest affront to freedom of expression in the Southeast Asian country. Somyot Pruksakasemsuk was convicted of publishing two articles in an anti-establishment magazine that made negative […]
I take that back. Now it’s officially cold here in NYC.
Here’s the BBC’s video report and text piece. Parts of the story seem to have first appeared in Phuket Wan last week. Here’s a Bangkok Post story. Reuters and the AP also have stories. And Saksith Saiyasombut has a post at Asian Correspondent summarizing the news. (Image: BBC.)
I’m back in New York. And cold. This is the weather I left behind in Thailand: And this is the weather here in NYC: But I shall survive. Bring on the spring semester! That is all.
Last fall I began using email newsletters* to keep abreast of the day’s biggest business and economics stories. Since I’ve been spending a lot of time in class, mostly away from news sites, I’ve come to appreciate these daily email compilations. Here are a few I like: Reuters Counterparties. This “curated snapshot of the best […]
2012 has been a memorable year for me. In addition to writing some stories that I’m quite proud of, I departed Thailand after six years to begin studying for my Master’s in Business and Economics Journalism at the Columbia Journalism School in New York City. (I’m on winter break now and am writing this from […]