Why China’s Crackdown Is Selective

Minxin Pei reports for The Diplomat and tries to discover the complex formula Chinese authorities use to determine exactly how, when and where to extinguish protests. The Chinese government may be cracking down hard on dissent....

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Chinese Media’s Ostrich Policy

Reporting straight facts rather than analyzing the why behind sensitive global events has become the default for Chinese media mangers.  The Diplomat reports: A friend of mine who recently returned from Tokyo asked me why the...

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