The BBC’s in trouble for a story it ran on the new king of Thailand

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The BBC is in trouble in Bangkok, after the broadcaster ran a profile piece on the new king, that authorities found objectionable.

The profile piece was published on Friday last week, a day after King Maha Vajiralongkorn ascended to the throne following the death of his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej in October.

On Tuesday, 10 police officers reportedly visited the BBC Bangkok office, but found it was closed.

The offending Thai-language article has been blocked in the country, and apparently carried some details that opened the new king to criticism. …

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Via: Mashable: Media

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