China’s censored media answers back – Tim Luard

From the BBC (link):

 41367190 Ap Read203The media scene in China has come a long way since the days when revolutionary slogans blared from loudspeakers in paddy-fields.

But today’s Communist Party bosses are as determined as ever to maintain control over every word published or broadcast in the world’s most populous country.

A media clampdown – the latest of many over the years – has seen a string of journalists disciplined, dismissed or even jailed for violating official guidelines.

Some of the campaign’s targets, however, are refusing to be silenced.

See also “China’s Sanctioned Dissent” from washingtonpost.com.

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