Author: Cindy

Cindy is currently an undergraduate studying political science and Asian studies at UC Berkeley. She is primarily interested in Chinese political reform, social justice, particularly issues of poverty and inequality, as well as philosophy.
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German Broadcaster Urged to Back China Press Freedom

Su Yutong, a Chinese journalist who was fired by Deutsche Welle last month following a debate over the Tiananmen democracy protests, has issued an open letter to the German broadcaster’s director general urging him to speak up for press freedom during his visit to China. Didi Kirsten Tatlow at The New York Times reports: Ms. Su called on Peter Limbourg to “raise

September 1, 2014 8:25 PM

Journalists, Teachers and Students Told to Back Party

As part of the Xi administration’s ongoing restriction of press freedom in mainland China and Hong Kong, the All China Journalists’ Association has ordered journalists to learn “Marxist news values” and uphold the principles of the ruling Communist Party. Reuters’ Sui-Lee Wee reports: The guidelines by the All China Journalists’ Association,

September 1, 2014 7:33 PM

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