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Censoring the Internet a Lucrative Industry in China

February 24, 2013, 4:53 pm

The censorship of posts on the Internet has become a booming industry in China.

Censorship Rumors in Turkey Boost Classics to Bestseller List

January 29, 2013, 11:44 pm

Rumors that two classic books could face censorship in Turkey boosted them to best-seller status within a week.

Former Editor Attacks Propaganda Department’s Abuses

January 15, 2013, 11:36 am

A Chinese newspaperman has penned a strenuous criticism of the Chinese Communist Party’s propaganda department, published in a Hong Kong political magazine.

Beijing News Chief Steps Down Amid Censorship Row

January 9, 2013, 5:44 pm

The publisher of a major newspaper in Beijing resigned on Wednesday after the publication was forced to reprint a propaganda editorial.

‘Get rid of censorship:’ Protesters Gather in Front of Chinese Newspaper

January 7, 2013, 3:52 pm

Scores of protesters amassed in front of the headquarters of the Guangdong-based Southern Weekend to support media freedom after the newspaper’s front page was hijacked for [...]

‘Sky-High’ Spike in Journalist Deaths in 2012

January 1, 2013, 4:01 pm

At least 121 journalists were killed in 2012, a 13 percent increase over the previous year, a watchdog has said.

New York Times Journalist Forced to Leave China

January 1, 2013, 3:14 pm

A New York Times correspondent was forced to leave China after his visa was not renewed, the media watchdog Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said.

China and 9 Countries Where Your Cellphone Conversation Will Be Intercepted

December 11, 2012, 12:57 am

The Chinese regime has infamously waged a campaign of censorship via its Great Firewall, which blocks a number of terms deemed sensitive to the regime on search engines, [...]

Iran Replaces Banned YouTube With its Own Site

December 9, 2012, 3:22 pm

Dissatisfied with the blocked site YouTube, Iran announced its own video-sharing website on Sunday in an attempt to promote government-sanctioned content and amid steps to [...]

Google Warns UN of Internet Censorship in Dubai Talks

December 3, 2012, 11:59 pm

Google issued a warning that United Nations countries need to maintain an open and uncensored Internet during closed-door talks on the world’s global telecommunications treaty.


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Asia Week NY Spring 2013