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China Is Making Reporting Even Harder For Foreign Journalists

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.17.2014 | Media

China's government has made conditions for foreign journalists even worse in the past year by restricting where they can travel, according to a recent...

Chinese Journalists Arrested In Fraud Probe

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2014 | Media

(Recasts, adds background, analyst's quotes) BEIJING, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Chinese police have arrested eight people, including several ...

China's Press Freedom Is Getting Worse

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.18.2014 | Media

The latest report from the Foreign Correspondents' Club of China shows no improvement in the conditions for journalists in the country. The FCCC, ...

Michael Calderone

U.S. 'Deeply Concerned' As China Forces Out NY Times Reporter | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.04.2014 | Media

NEW YORK –- White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Thursday that the U.S is “deeply concerned” about the ability of foreign journalists to ...

Newspaper Websites Blocked In China

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media

The Guardian and several news organizations had their websites blocked in China Wednesday after publishing stories revealing that China's president an...

Michael Calderone

New York Times, Bloomberg Journalists Expected To Stay In China | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.19.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- With expulsion looming, the Chinese government renewed press credentials Thursday for all Bloomberg News journalists and some New York Tim...

Michael Calderone

China Foreign Press Crackdown Prompts Calls For Visa Retaliation | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.18.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- When Vice President Joe Biden recently addressed China’s crackdown on foreign press and the government’s refusal to renew journalist...

Chinese Government 'Fears' U.S. Journalists

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 12.06.2013 | Media

The Chinese government will make a decision in the next upcoming weeks that will determine the fate of American journalists currently in China. The go...

Could This Change Journalism In China?

AP | By LOUISE WATT | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

BEIJING (AP) — From his temporary home on a friend's sofa, Yin Yusheng hopes to craft a new kind of journalism in China, where the industry is widel...

Chinese Reporter Arrested In Media Crackdown

Reuters | Posted 12.30.2013 | Media

BEIJING, Oct 30 (Reuters) - A Chinese journalist who repeatedly criticized a major state-owned construction equipment maker has been formally arrest...

Chinese Journalist Arrested In Crackdown

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2013 | Media

(Refiles to delete extraneous word in headline) By Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING, Oct 10 (Reuters) - A Chinese investigative jour...

Michael Calderone

NY Times, WSJ Hacking Highlights Chinese Resistance To Western Media | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.01.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- Last October, just a few hours after The New York Times revealed that the family of prime minister Wen Jiabao had quietly accumulated a mu...

Chinese Newspapers Battle Over China Censors

AP | By DIDI TANG | Posted 03.05.2013 | Media

BEIJING (AP) — In a rare move, some Chinese journalists are openly confronting a top censor after a southern newspaper known for its edgy reporting ...

Freedom Over Truth?

Daniel A. Bell | Posted 11.25.2012 | Media
Daniel A. Bell

Western societies rightly take pride in commitment to freedom of the press. In China, journalists are subject to tight political controls. But there are some advantages to the Chinese way of reporting news.

Melissa Chan, Journalist Expelled From China, Reflects On Experience | Rosanna Xia, Los Angeles Times | Posted 07.14.2012 | Media

After filing 400 stories from China, reporter Melissa Chan never thought she'd wind up in the headlines herself. Chan returned to Southern Californ...

How To Stop Rumors In China: Stop Censorship

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 05.29.2012 | Home
Committee to Protect Journalists

By Madeline Earp/CPJ Senior Asia Research Associate The sacking of Chongqing party leader Bo Xilai has sparked some entertaining gossip this ...

China Resentences Jailed Journalist Just Weeks Before His Release Date

AP | Posted 08.24.2011 | Media

BEIJING — The lawyer for a Chinese journalist jailed after he wrote about suspected wrongdoing by local officials says the reporter has been sen...

Chinese Investigative Reporter Dies After Attack

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — A Chinese journalist died Tuesday from injuries sustained in a gang beating that some say was linked to his investigative work, a coll...

China To Create Journalists Blacklist

AP | TINI TRAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

BEIJING — China plans to create a blacklist of journalists who break its reporting rules, state media reported Friday, adding to an array of con...

Reporting for Volunteer Duty at Beijing's Olympic Broadcast Tower

Courtney Woo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Courtney Woo

I reported for duty at Ling Long Pagoda along with the three other UNC volunteers. Our contracts read "broadcast coordination," but we soon find our post is more accurately termed "help desk assistant."

Through China's Own Voices: How People Are Feeling Now That the Party's Over

Courtney Woo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Courtney Woo

Perhaps it's too early to feel melancholy; instead, China is enjoying the afterglow. It has already moved on with more experience and confidence than ever before.

The "Politics" of an Olympic Pastime: Pin Trading at the 2008 Beijing Olympics

Courtney Woo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Courtney Woo

Pin trading has consumed almost everyone at the Olympic Green---volunteers, managers, broadcasters, technicians and myself included. I originally resisted this Olympic pastime until I discovered its political undertones.

Despite Threats of Detention, Ticket Scalping Continues at Beijing's Subway Stations

Courtney Woo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Courtney Woo

Today, dozens of scalpers stood alone or in pairs inside the underground tunnel leading out of the subway to the Olympic Green Line. Some held signs asking to buy tickets, but most were looking to sell.

A Snapshot of the Olympic Green 48 Hours Before the Games Begin

Courtney Woo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Courtney Woo

To an impartial observer, the weeks of preparation at the Olympic Green and IBC are falling into place. Now, with two days to go, the only thing Beijing needs to hope for is good weather.

On Navigating Beijing's Tight Security: Subways, Stadiums, Medications and Tampons

Courtney Woo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Courtney Woo

Security in Beijing tightens by the day as the Olympics approach. In early July, I went through zero security checkpoints a day. Today, I passed through security or had my badge checked a total of 8 times.