Gov’t Eyes Plan for State Media to Take Over Coverage in National Crisis

18.02.2020 - 00:15

BANGKOK — The government’s proposal to monopolize news coverage during times of national crises drew criticism on Monday from media personalities, who warn that the measure risks eroding press freedom even further. Digital economy and society minister Buddhipongse Punnakanta, who also heads the government’s “anti-fake news center,” puts forward the idea during a Senate meeting today.

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