Shortlist of "Media Awards 2018"

15 December 2561

Amnesty International Thailand

Amnesty International Thailand reveals a shortlist of news report and news documentary of "Media Awards 2018", altogether 14 entries in four categories. The finalists will be announced, and the Awards will be given on Thursday 24January 2019 at AVANI Riverside Bangkok Hotel.


Based on our selection and initial review of all entries, the selection committee has made this shortlist of entries for the "Media Award 2018" as follows;


Report and Feature Story: Print media 

Feature Story “Urban Detainees and Refugees 101Krungthep Thurakit

Feature Story “Nong Non….from a stateless athlete to the day his tears dries up and he is ready to fight for Thai people” Daily News

Report and Feature Story: Online media 

Title “Perd Ta Ti Mor – Exploring Sex Work by Klong Lord” website

Title "Lessons Learned from the Japanese Death Row, Toshi Kazama, a photographer”

Title “Post-Retirement Life: From Cradle to Grave Welfare, something that can never happen here”

Title “Four Years of the Coup: Death of Chaiyaphum Pasae, the unanswered questions about human rights abuse under the military rule” BBC Thai

Title “In The Name Of The Mother: Flames in the Eyes of Payao Akkhahad” website

A documentary or a news documentary for TV broadcast (total length not longer than 20minutes) 

Title “The Extrajudicial Killing of Chaiyaphum Pasae: Facts that are obscured by the smoking gun” New TV

Title “The Rohingya Exodus” TPBS

Title “Cross Border Trafficking” PPTV

Title “Punishment VS Torture: The torturous discipline military officials have to ensured” Workpoint

 A documentary or a news documentary for TV broadcast (total length not longer than 60 minutes)

Title “Children of migrant workers and their education opportunities” “Cheewit Spring Report” Spring News TV

Title “The Indebted Life of Mabri” “Perd Pom” TPBS  

Title “There used to be a man called Den Khamla” “San Tang Ton” PPTV 


Amnesty International Thailand thank and appreciate all entries submitted for the contest and would like to extend our solidarity to all media which produces so valuable reports. They carry out their reportage based on respect, protection and promotion of human rights to help the audience be aware of and understand their own human rights and others’. It should help to ensure a transparent, just and sustainable society in the future. We believe the quality of the media reflects the quality of the society.