In a rare account of police harassment of Chinese reporters, Caixin’s environmental journalist Zhou Chen went public last week about the intimidation she experienced while covering a petrochemical spill in Quanzhou, Fujian. After Zhou concluded a day of reporting and returned to her hotel on...
by Josh Rudolph | Dec 19, 2019
The Committee to Protect Journalists this week published the report “One Country, One Censor: How China Undermines Media Freedom in Hong Kong and Taiwan,” which examines the two regions as the...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 11, 2019
According to an annual report from the Committee to Protect Journalists, China has overtaken Turkey to reclaim its place as the world’s leading jailor of journalists, with 48 in prison as of December 1. Rick Gladstone...
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 Sophie Beach | Sep 20, 2019
Under Xi Jinping, Chinese journalists have faced tightening controls from the government, as officials have imposed ideological, political, and legal limits on their reporting while escalating online censorship and sending...
by Cindy | May 10, 2019
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the nationwide, student-led democracy movement in China,...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 14, 2018
Two journalists working for the U.S. government-funded Voice of America were detained for about...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 12, 2017
In Reporters Without Borders Press Freedom Rankings for 2017, China ranked 176 out of 180...
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