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Full Name: Bruce Avasadanond
Country of Residence: Thailand
Organization: Radio Thailand English Language Service
Background and/or experience in IG (50 words):
I completed the 2013 ISOC Next Generation Leaders e-Learning Course "Shaping the Internet: History and Futures" and numerous DiploFoundation's courses. Moreover, I am a member of…Continue
Posted on December 5, 2013 at 5:22pm — 1 Comment
Philippines is a country in Asia and is one of the South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN). They were one of the first countries in the continent to try and use e-voting in their last presidential elections.
The Philippines is one of the most corrupt countries in Asia and vote buying, bribery etc. is very common. It is also one of the poorest countries, with a huge population that earns less than a dollar a day. It is also interesting to note that the Philippines is a Catholic…Continue
Posted on July 14, 2012 at 10:30am — 2 Comments
Our second chat session dealt with a topic which I feel quite comfortable talking about because I've read quite a bit about it and have attended numerous workshops and conference on it: Social Media.
The chat session focused primarily on using social media in a newspaper outlet and how it can be used to help with dwindling readership. This is a topic of great concern for many newspapers, especially in the developed world where the number of people buying newspapers has been falling…Continue
Posted on June 26, 2012 at 4:40pm — 1 Comment
I would like to introduce everyone to a new book just released and published by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Asia) in which I also wrote one chatper about social media in Thai news outlets.
The link is as follows: http://www.kas.de/medien-asien/en/publications/31322/
I invite you to take a look and welcome your comments!
Posted on June 18, 2012 at 5:42pm — 1 Comment