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Red Capital: Media Ownership and Self-Censorship in Hong Kong

China Hands | Posted 06.23.2015 | World
China Hands

While China has generally stopped short of direct state control or censorship of media, many suggest it has resorted to indirect and subtle methods to exert control over the Hong Kong media, especially via the infiltration of "red capital" into the local media system.

China Sentences Journalist To 7 Years In Prison For Leaking State Secrets

Reuters | Sui-Lee Wee | Posted 06.17.2015 | Media

BEIJING, April 17 (Reuters) - A Chinese court jailed a journalist accused of leaking an internal Communist Party document to a foreign website for s...

Human Trafficking Victim Has Emotional Reunion With Family, 24 Years After Abduction

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 01.22.2015 | Impact

Sun Bin was able to hug his father and sister for the first time in 24 years on Tuesday, after being torn away from his family by child traffickers in...

China Sends Warning To Foreign Media

Reuters | Posted 12.15.2014 | Media

HONG KONG, Oct 15 (Reuters) - A Chinese official told foreign media in Hong Kong on Wednesday that China has seen interference in the city's pro-demo...

Chinese Journalists Arrested In Fraud Probe

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2014 | Media

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

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. ...

Matt Sheehan

The Chinese Press Battles For Hearts And Minds Abroad | Matt Sheehan | Posted 11.26.2014 | World

SAN FRANCISCO -- At 9:25 p.m. on New Year's Day, Feng Yan parked his minivan outside the Chinese consulate here, doused the front door of the building...

China's Crackdown On Foreign Reporting Hits NY Times Hard

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 01.28.2014 | Media

BEIJING (AP) — The government is intensifying efforts to control foreign media coverage of China, blocking websites, harassing reporters trying to c...

China Media Group Under Fire

AP | By GILLIAN WONG | Posted 03.01.2014 | Media

BEIJING (AP) — A southern Chinese news company at the center of free speech protests earlier this year has come under fire for turning against demon...

Stories Most Feared by Chinese officials Will Still Be Told

PEN American Center | Posted 02.18.2014 | Media
PEN American Center

An individual leaking a damning video or corporate filing needn't be a brilliant political strategist, visionary writer or charismatic operative. They don't need to conceive a motivational manifesto. All they need to do is make a printout, download a file, send an email or post a link.

WHOOPS: China Posts Photos Of American 'Execution' That Actually Came From Fetish Porn

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.07.2013 | World

Photos posted on Chinese news websites purportedly showing a woman being executed by lethal injection instead appear to have come from a fetish site, ...

Chinese Newspaper Pointedly Corrects Censor

AP | Posted 03.19.2013 | Media

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese weekly newspaper whose editorial staff had a rare but short-lived revolt against censorship issued a correction for mistake...

China Newspaper Row Shows Government's Firm Grip On The Media

AP | By DIDI TANG and GILLIAN WONG | Posted 03.13.2013 | Media

GUANGZHOU, China (AP) — China's new Communist Party leaders want to appear more open, but they're not about to give up control of the media. That's ...

Scuffles Break Out As Chinese Newspaper Strike Continues

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2013 | Media

By James Pomfret GUANGZHOU, China, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Chinese police broke up scuffles outside the gates of a prominent newspaper in so...

Fight Against Chinese Journalism Censorship Escalates

AP | By DIDI TANG | Posted 03.09.2013 | Media

GUANGZHOU, China (AP) — An influential weekly newspaper whose staff rebelled to protest heavy-handed censorship by Chinese government officials publ...

The Ominous Disappearance of Xi Jinping

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 11.12.2012 | World
Tom Doctoroff

The mysterious disappearance of China's heir apparent, Xi Jinping, will be unsettling for Chinese citizens and a murky leadership vacuum is the last thing China needs right now.

German Broadcasting Crew Attacked In China

AP | Posted 10.16.2012 | Media

BEIJING (AP) — German broadcaster ARD says one of its crews was attacked and detained for nine hours while filming at a Chinese factory for a story ...

China State TV's Distinctive Headquarters

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 07.16.2012 | Media

BEIJING (AP) — The futuristic building — with two leaning towers linked with a 90-degree twist at the top — has attracted much controversy since...

China Places Strict Limitations On Broadcasters

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.15.2012 | Media

SHOWS CAPPED: China's broadcasters can no longer show any foreign TV series during prime time or let such shows make up more than 25 percent of daily ...

Chinese State TV Launches American Service

AP | Posted 04.09.2012 | Media

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state broadcaster CCTV is launching its American service this week as part of a major overseas expansion aimed at boosting Ch...

Presidential 'Contest' Pales Beside China Challenge

David Tereshchuk | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics
David Tereshchuk

Defense Department correspondents and commentators did not have to read between the lines much to pass on the twin message that our armed forces will be managed in a leaner fashion and with a decided tilt strategically toward countering threats in Asia.

Another China Rail Accident... Another Cover-Up?

Posted 11.29.2011 | World

is a new website that delivers English editions of the best foreign-language news and journalism. SHANGHAI - A crash this week on the city's Metro...

China Media Amps Up Latin America Coverage

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 11.12.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

China's version of dollar diplomacy is helping to insulate Latin economies from the crisis. But it's also creating disputes over dumping, energy policy and technology.

Beijing Papers Taken Over

The Diplomat | Jason Miks | Posted 11.05.2011 | World

By Jason Miks, The Diplomat Two of Beijing’s most popular and outspoken newspapers have been taken over by the Chinese Communist Party in a...

Advertising in China: What's New, What's Not

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 08.02.2011 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Luxury goods are a tool for career advancement in China. In the PRC, the key benefit of shower gel is "an energizing shower experience that helps me start the day with a kick."