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Censorship and common sense get all mixed up

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They did it again. Those at the top of Mcot, the state-owned operator of Channel 9 television station, made news headlines this week by slapping a ban on the Khon Khon Khon (People Searching People) documentary. 

The doomed episode featured environmentalist Sasin Chalermlarp and his 388-kilometre march from Kamphaeng Phet to Bangkok to protest against the proposed Mae Wong dam.

Government spokesman Teerat Rattanasevi said the government had nothing to do with the move, citing the familiar excuse that the decision was "solely made by the Mcot board".

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