The Wall Street Journal reports that state television broadcaster CCTV, which has long dominated...
by Anne Henochowicz | Dec 3, 2012
In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet...
by Anne Henochowicz | Oct 11, 2012
The following example of censorship instructions, issued to the media and/or Internet companies by...
by 布鸣真象 | Apr 22, 2010
From PCWorld: A black market for satellite TV is booming in China as the middle class grows there, bringing foreign channels like CNN and MTV to a much wider audience than allowed by the government. Satellite TV is legal only...
by Zhaohua Li | Apr 11, 2008
From Shanghai Daily (h/t the Shanghaiist): SEVETEEN (sic) government departments will launch a joint city-wide campaign to wipe out illegal television satellites that can receive foreign TV programs across Shanghai, the Oriental...
by Timothy Lesle | Jan 30, 2008
Media baron Rupert Murdoch apologized to Jiang Zemin and Li Peng in a 1997 letter, years after claiming that communications technologies were a threat to totalitarian regimes, according to a forthcoming book by a former News...
by Xiao Qiang | Aug 13, 2005
From Xinhua – English: China will not permit any more overseas satellite television channels to land on its mainland and will not allow foreign investment in the country’s news media, according to new government regulations. China promulgated earlier this month three regulations on the import of cultural products, the use of foreign capital in the […]
CDT in the News
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- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China