On Monday, the U.S. State Department announced a cap on the number of visas it would issue to Chinese employees of five Chinese state media organizations in response to “increasingly harsh surveillance, harassment, and...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 19, 2020
The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday that Chinese authorities have revoked the press credentials of three of its reporters: Josh Chin, Chao Deng, and Philip Wen. Although China has repeatedly wielded bureaucratic delays...
by Samuel Wade | May 15, 2014
While Chinese sites are scrubbed of posts on anti-Chinese riots in Vietnam and pre-Tiananmen...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 6, 2013
Following high-profile sales of The Washington Post, Boston Globe and Newsweek, Isaac Stone Fish asks whether prospects for a major Chinese media acquisition in the U.S. have improved since rumors of a Southern Media Group bid...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 27, 2012
Authorities in Qinghai are increasing patrols, confiscating TVs, dismantling satellite dishes and tightening travel restrictions in Tibetan areas in response to recent self-immolations and general unrest. From Brian Spegele at...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 7, 2011
China’s plans to expand the reach of its state media may stumble over a proposal by Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) to limit the number of US visas granted to Chinese journalists from organisations such as Xinhua. The...
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods