Self promotion: New WSJ Southeast Asia Real Time story on “Roo Su Flood” videos

Quick note: I have a story on the Wall Street Journal‘s Southeast Asia Real Time blog today.

2011 11 01 whales3

It begins:

Victims of Thailand’s recent floods have complained for weeks that they lack a clear, reliable source of information as government officials issue conflicting reports about the disaster.

So many people are turning to other sources of information — especially a quirky animated video series that has become an online sensation by using lovable blue whales to explain Thailand’s hydrological troubles.

A screen grab of is above. Click the link above to see the full story and watch an embedded video.

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