Author: Sophie Beach

Sophie Beach lives in Berkeley, California. She previously served as senior research associate for Asia at the Committee to Protect Journalists, a New York-based press freedom organization. She received her master's degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Her writing about China has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post, The Nation magazine, and other publications.
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"Rumors are a Cancer that Threatens the Internet and Society"

In August, authorities in China launched a crackdown on online rumors. Bloomberg now reports that the government has again issued a stern warning against spreading false information to China’s Internet users, who now number more than 500 million. From the Bloomberg report: Users in China must “abide by the law, show self- discipline and refrain from spreading rumors,”

October 1, 2011 9:41 PM

Official: China Expels South Korean Journalists

Reporters from JoongAng Daily who were detained by Chinese security forces near the North Korean border have been expelled and are back in South Korea, AP reports: South Korean Foreign Ministry official said Thursday that three JoongAng Ilbo daily reporters and two researchers returned home Sunday after being released a day earlier. The official declined to be named because the

September 28, 2011 10:55 PM

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