The Influence of Political Communication Network on Thai Newspaper Agendas


The research found that the online media services of both Twitter and Facebook impacted the news agenda items of both Thairath and Matichon newspapers. Analysis of both Twitter and Facebook entries were conducted throughout 2011. In addition, extensive interviews were conducted with sub-editors and reporters from said newspapers. It was also found that the online media services examined helped to create a network of political influence. Both newspapers adopted a similar methodology for commenting on news items. They would observe the extent of interest exibitied online about a particular news item of the day and compare it with reports prepared independently by their reporters. By content analysis of that media focus on and agenda the online news extent on the section of a newspaper page. The results show that the majority of newspapers featured political news on the negative rather than the positive phase of politician. In this approach Thairath and Matichon have similar how to figture the online issue. For the making news, the two of newspapers have all the same method as follows. The first is selected news online have the most commented, the second, the online news are compared with the news daily by interesting to consider the issue of the credibility of news source and content accuracy. Finally, also will lead journalists to write news headlines and lead paragraphs news in the next step. For political network online, the political groups that are seen as a political comment on the posts where they have a conflict will be removed from the online press.

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Kritiya Rujichok, Nakhon Pathom Rajabhat University, Thailand

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Conference: MediAsia2013
Stream: Media Studies

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Rujichok K. (2014) The Influence of Political Communication Network on Thai Newspaper Agendas ISSN: 2186-5906 – The Asian Conference on Media & Mass Communication 2013 – Official Conference Proceedings
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