Conference: MediAsia2017

The​ ​Wise​:​ ​An​ ​Animated​ ​Adaptation​ ​of​ ​Thai​ ​Contemporary​ ​Literature

Most of animated adaptations in Thailand come from literary works. However, the animation’s inventiveness has been inhibited by its fidelity on the literary source. Although fidelity discourse cannot be ignored in adaptation since it creates a strong connection to the original, I contend that not only similarities, but also differences, are essential for the dialogue

Humor in Thai Political Cartoons Published During the 2013-14 Thai Political Crisis

Thailand in 2013-14 is a period of political instability. The protest organized by PDRC is one of the world’s largest political protests. The movement was an anti Thaksin cronyism effort to expel Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s government. Eighty-seven political cartoons during the period were collected from four newspapers: Bangkok Post, The Nation, Thai Rath, and

Changes of Japanese Female Characters in Chinese Films About WWII

World War II is a significant topic for movie makers in China because of its unforgettable influence on Chinese history. Although the culture boom in China serves as a key driver of growth for the movies on World War II in recent years, it has been pointed out that the study on the role of

China Daily’s Western Type Framing of the Egyptian Arab Spring

Existing research has mainly focused on the role of the media in the uprisings against the regimes of the countries that were affected by the Arab Spring. However, we do not have a lot of information about the way of coverage that was conducted by well-known media organizations, especially for the online English news of

The Importance of Practicing Social Media in Journalism

In the early years of social networking, users sent personal messages to one another, or a small group of family and friends based on the concept of ‘six degrees of separation’ of connecting with friends, family and people you knew. This one-to-one communication method was a chief reason why social media was considered different from

Cultural Export of Japan: A Case Study of Japanese Men’s Rhythmic Gymnastics

Men’s rhythmic gymnastics has been developed uniquely in Japan since the late 1940s. It gains a certain amount of domestic reputation to be adopted as the main motif of the dance performance at the Olympics handover ceremony in Rio 2016, though it is neither recognised as Olympic sport nor competed in the world championships. At

When a Media Entity Humanizes its Identity Politics of Representation in The Filipino Channel’s Own Historiography

The study is a critical discourse analysis of the ‘auto-historiography’ of The Filipino Channel (TFC) in the form of periodic station IDs and 20th anniversary audio-visual presentation. It looks into how TFC constructs a humanized identity of itself as a transnational Filipino, and why maintaining such an identity is necessary for longevity. Using the three-dimensional

Issues and Information management for Public communication in Willingness to pay for Forest Area of Bangkok Dwellers Project

The research of public information management in the ‘Issues and information management for Public communication in Willingness to pay for Forest Area of Bangkok Dwellers Project’ was designed to raise public awareness. The purpose of this research is to 1.) Distribute information regarding urban forest to the public through information management, 2.) Study communication patterns

Challenging the Narrative Rhetoric: Inscribing Her Story Into History

Historically the media has been used for propaganda, and censorship to supress creative expression. Recently the presence of censors in newsrooms and on editorial boards served to highlight its misuse of the media, so when Alankrita Shrivastava’s film Lipstick Under My Burkha ran into trouble with the censor board, it raised the question of whether