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China Press Freedom

China Tightens Restrictions On Journalists

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.10.2014 | Media

China's government has sent a new warning to journalists telling them to steer clear of foreign news outlets, the New York Times reported Thursday. ...


Reuters | Posted 04.25.2014 | Media

By James Pomfret HONG KONG, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Thousands rallied outside Hong Kong's government headquarters on Sunday demanding the c...

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...

Michael Calderone

How The New York Times Gets Around Censors In China | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.19.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- On Tuesday morning, readers in mainland China could click on New York Times stories about basketball player Jeremy Lin and rapper Eminem, ...

China Tightens Media Controls Amid Protest Calls

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — China appears to be tightening restrictions on international media again, barring foreign journalists from working near a popular Shan...

Committee To Protect Journalists Sees Sharp Rise In Press Arrests, Especially In China And Iran

AP | ANITA SNOW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — China's crackdown on ethnic reporters and Iran's sustained suppression of critics has helped push the number of journalists jailed wo...

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 Opens Tibet To Foreign Reporters With Staged Presentation

AP | GREG BAKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LHASA, China — The Chinese paramilitary police who usually patrol Tibet's often tense capital went to work in black and yellow track suits last ...

China Disables Google Functions Over Porn Links

New York Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Chinese government disabled some search engine functions on the Chinese-language Web site of Google on Friday, saying the site was linking too oft...

China Censoring Software Now Required Pre-Installed On All PCs

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

China has issued a sweeping directive requiring all personal computers sold in the country to include sophisticated software that can filter out porno...

Censorship In China: Finally, They Blocked My Site!

Neon Tommy | Zachary Franklin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When one thinks about the Great Fire Wall within the People's Republic of China, there is a misconception that what gets stopped at the Internet's "Pe...

Hook, Line, and Sinker: NBC Swallows Opening Ceremonies Propaganda

Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Katherine Goldstein

The conscious decision to create a narrative that rewrites both Chinese history and reality is alarming -- but the fact that the NBC commentators unquestioningly went along with it is downright appalling.