After a months-long campaign to discredit the BBC for its reporting on Xinjiang, the BBC reports that China correspondent John Sudworth has relocated to Taiwan along with his wife, RTÉ News China correspondent Yvonne Murray: He...
by John Chan | Mar 5, 2021
A newly published report by the Australian Strategic Policy Initiative (ASPI) has documented how Chinese diplomats and other state-affiliated public figures engaged in a coordinated effort to discredit and undermine U.K.’s...
by John Chan | Dec 28, 2020
Zhang Zhan, lawyer-turned-citizen journalist who documented the lockdown of Wuhan at the start of the COVID-19 epidemic, has been jailed for four years for her reporting. She was the fourth citizen journalist to be arrested and...
by John Chan | Dec 1, 2020
One hundred workers were abruptly laid off from one of Hong Kong’s biggest TV news stations on Tuesday, prompting the resignation of editors and senior editorial staff in protest. Claiming financial losses, recently...
by Cindy | Jul 4, 2016
Reuters’ Ben Blanchard reports that the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) is once...
by Josh Rudolph | Jul 15, 2014
China’s State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television...
by Jonathan Ansfield | Dec 12, 2005
Pity China’s propaganda-meisters. Since the truth broke that the Songhua River was accidentally spiked with a blast of benzene, the party’s Central Publicity Department (CPD), charged with the somewhat absurd task of covering up a screwed-up cover-up, have tried and failed twice. The mess has only gotten uglier. Now the spokesman who first sounded of […]
by Sophie Beach | Sep 12, 2005
From In These Times: China’s Communists take pride in turning established ideas on their heads. Their latest success has been in toppling the notion that free markets create free societies. Though China is the fastest growing economy in the world, censorship and limits on freedom of expression are on the increase as the government struggles […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – US sharply criticises China in annual human rights review, the Biden administration’s first public assessment of Beijing’s record
- New York Times – How China’s Outrage Machine Kicked Up a Storm Over H&M
- HRW – People in China Left Wondering, ‘What Happened in Xinjiang?’
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China