TITLE

Thai's Channel 9 boosts news and documentaries

AUTHOR(S)
Mulchand, Sangeeta
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Media: Asia's Media & Marketing Newspaper;10/3/2003, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Thailand's Channel 9 will devote 40 per cent of its airtime to news and documentaries in a bid to differentiate itself from its rivals and become known as "the real news channel." In addition to eight hours of news from 6 am to 2 pm daily, there will be five-minute news bulletins at the start of every hour. This latest move is the third phase of an ongoing revamp of the channel that began last July when former Toyota PR chief Mingkwan Saengsuwan moved to head the Mass Communications Organisation of Thailand (MCOT).
ACCESSION #
11154135

 

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