CCTV News Goes Global

At the University of Nottingham’s China Policy Institute Blog, Vivien Marsh comments on...

Alleged AP Hacking Could Discourage Whistleblowers

Suggestions that Associated Press offices were compromised by hackers in Operation Shady Rat have prompted fears that potentially vulnerable sources may be deterred from coming forward in future. From the South China Morning...

David Wall: Why does CCP still fret over the news?

Via Openflows Networks, from the Japan Times: “A short while ago, when I was in Beijing, I wanted to keep up with some political development in Hong Kong. I turned on my computer and went to the Asia-Pacific page of the BBC’s Web site. Or at least I tried to; I had forgotten that the […]

Chinese court jails paper staff (BBC)

By Louisa Lim BBC correspondent in Beijing A Chinese court has sentenced the former general manager of an outspoken newspaper to 12 years in prison for bribery and corruption. In China’s tightly-controlled media market, the Southern Metropolis News was one of the most fearless papers. The newspaper has repeatedly embarrassed the authorities by exposing official […]


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