Following threatening behavior from Chinese security offices, two Australian journalists have left China. Bill Birtles of Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Michael Smith of The Australian Financial Review both received...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 31, 2020
The Australian government recently announced that journalist Cheng Lei, an Australian citizen who worked for the official Chinese overseas broadcaster CGTN, has been detained. Elias Visontay and Helen Davidson report for The...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 2, 2020
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 Sophie Beach | Nov 3, 2019
The following censorship instructions, issued by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. Changle District People’s Government Office [Fujian Province]: Recently, foreign reporters were in Fuqing...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 29, 2019
Liu Feiyue, founder of online rights monitor msguancha.com, has been sentenced to five years in...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 31, 2018
The newly-released results of an annual Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China survey show...
by Cindy | Jan 7, 2018
The New York Times’ former Beijing bureau chief Edward Wong shares his parting thoughts on...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 12, 2017
In Reporters Without Borders Press Freedom Rankings for 2017, China ranked 176 out of 180...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 29, 2016
Foreign authors who write about China often face a choice between having their work censored to...
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