Growing Chinese censorship causes international ire – Chris Gill
China’s continuous media censorship and a recent apparent upgrade of controls have led to widespread condemnation from media organizations around the world.
There have been a number of recent announcements calling for boycotts and protests against China’s censorship combined with condemnation of western firms that cooperate with the Chinese government. The UK’s National Union of Journalists has called for a boycott of Yahoo.com’s products and services, following the company’s cooperation with Chinese authorities on the arrest and imprisonment of Chinese journalist Shi Tao. [Full Text]