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Is Sorayuth just a diversion?

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'Flies will not swarm over other flies." So goes a popular old saying well known within the Thai media which literally means that members of the media will refrain from reporting on the dark sides of their colleagues. 

While the press has been split in its coverage of the Sorayuth saga, questions are being raised about graft fighters highlighting his case while ignoring other, more damaging, incidents.

But this has not always proven true in today's colour-coded political divide which has also affected the Thai media and is clearly reflected in the case of popular TV personality Sorayuth Suthassanachinda in connection with the Anti-Corruption Network's campaign for him to step aside.

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