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Chinese Censor Unburdens Conscience Days Before Death

April 6, 2013, 9:33 am

The passing of a well-known newspaper censor in China reveals some of the difficulties Chinese face living under the control of the communist regime, and indeed the officials [...]

Former Beijing Publisher Honored For Resisting Censors

January 17, 2013, 11:32 am

Dai Zigeng, the publisher that was reported to have resigned recently after refusing to reprint state propaganda, was honored with the 2012 Most Influential Person award at a [...]

Southern Weekly Incident: Root, Failure, and Future

January 15, 2013, 6:42 pm

Given the reality of the newspaper business in mainland China, the failure of the recent revolt against censorship by the staff of Southern Weekly could be predicted. The [...]

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.

Chinese Party Censor Posts List of Propaganda Guidelines Online

January 13, 2013, 11:58 am

The publication of a list of propaganda guidelines enforced in China sheds light on the operations of the usually opaque system of media control.

Taiwanese Actress Silenced in China Over Censorship Row

January 11, 2013, 12:07 am

A well-known Taiwanese singer, currently in China, was taken away for a talking to by Chinese communist security forces on Jan. 10, after she criticized the regime’s control [...]

Handling of Press and Propaganda Battle Highlights Differences in Party

January 10, 2013, 11:32 pm

The Communist Party chief of Guangdong Province, which has been the site of protests about press freedom in China over the last week, personally stepped in to mediate a [...]

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 [...]

Outrage After Communist Party Official Rewrites Paper’s Editorial

January 6, 2013, 7:23 pm

Editors in China are furious at a propaganda official’s changes to a New Year’s editorial at a well-known newspaper in the south.


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