The BBC’s John Sudworth reports that his team was attacked and forced to sign a confession...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 15, 2014
The BBC has condemned the apparent blocking of its English-language websites in China: BBC Global...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 5, 2014
The weeks leading up to the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown on Wednesday were marked by an unprecedented campaign of detentions, house arrests, forced or restricted travel, intimidation and surveillance. Those...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 9, 2014
The Chinese and Japanese ambassadors to the U.K. have appeared on the BBC’s Newsnight after...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 11, 2011
At the APEC summit in Honolulu, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton publicly challenged China over self-immolations in Tibet and the house arrest of activist Chen Guangcheng and his family in Shandong province. From the AFP:...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 29, 2011
This week leaders of the world news media gathered in Beijing for the second biennial World Media Summit. From The Financial Times: Eleven heavyweight media executives including New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr, BBC...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 4, 2011
While Mandarin broadcasts into China from the BBC World Service have been silenced, and Voice of America’s transmissions face a similar fate, the stations’ Chinese counterpart is expanding. From The Hindu: S....
by Samuel Wade | May 28, 2011
Jim Rogers recently appeared on BBC’s HardTalk (via BusinessInsider; videos embedded below), arguing that despite the problems China faces, it remains more attractive in terms of investment than the “bankrupt”...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 4, 2011
BBC producer Dawn Trump has posted a short video feature (in Chinese) on the World Service’s last Mandarin transmission on March 25. The video includes the last few moments of the final broadcast: The government argument...
by cdtstaff | Mar 25, 2011
Due to funding cuts, BBC has decided to stop airing radio broadcasts in Mandarin Chinese, although its website will continue with Mandarin service. From BBC News: BBC World Service Mandarin programming began back in 1941,...
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