Southeast Asia

Organized Panel Session

3 - The Political Satire: From the Hidden to the Public Transcripts on Media Force of the Thai Radical Red Shirts

Friday, July 6
2:40 PM - 4:10 PM
Location: Silveroak I, Ground Floor

This paper focuses on the political satire of political resistance in the form of hidden public transcripts of the radical red shirt groups in Thailand, and across the country. It aims to discuss the anti-monarchy rhetoric, metaphors, codes, metonymical insinuation and sarcastic words that were created and used in response to the “Ta Sawanng” (eyes opening) phenomena of the red shirt communities, in the form of a hidden transcript. These terms of political satire also represented the political resistance in the form of a public transcript of the radical red shirt groups, especially to the “Lung Sanamluang” group. Since then they have created and published the “media republic” on YouTube website, in order to exert influence on the struggles for justice, freedom and liberal in Thai society. Ultimately, they aim to change Thai political and social structure based on the royal hierarchy structure. This paper intends to discuss these hidden and public transcripts, as the political resistance of the radical red shirts in particular to the media force of the Lung Sanamluang group. The result of this study could reflect the struggles for power in the meanings of politics, justice, and democracy shaped by the anti-monarchy sentiment of the Thai radical red shirts. 

Thannapat Jarernpanit

Chiang Mai University, Thailand

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