Dexter American television series

Thai TV Channels Fined For Airing Hit TV Series ‘Dexter’

BANGKOK — Thailand’s media-regulating body says it has fined three private TV channels for airing the critically acclaimed American TV series “Dexter” because the show is too “violent.”

Col. Natee Sukolrat, deputy chairman of the NBTC, was quoted by Daily News as saying that Dexter has violated Article 37 of the 2008 Broadcasting Act, which prohibits airing content that could “lead to the overthrow of democratic regime with the King as Head of State, or affect the national security, peace and order, and morals of the people, and actions that tend to be pornographic or lead to degradation of mind or health of the public.”

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By Khaosod English


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