Freedom of expression in China is in hands of independent digital means
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Freedom of expression in China is in hands of independent digital means

Laura Anglès.- Independent digital media are an alternative to the censorship implemented by the Chinese Government. So has said university professor and journalist Ying Chan, who has granted an interview to The Tyee, where he spoke about the precarious situation of Chinese communication means. “Social media, while heavily censored, have created space for public expression … Continua llegint

Chinese Wall Street Journal names new director
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Chinese Wall Street Journal names new director

Irina Barnés.- After blocking its page in the Asiatic country during almost two months, The Wall Street Journal has announced various changes on its organisation, amongst which the appointment of a new manager. The announcement has been made by Gerard Bakerel, The Wall Street Journal’s chief editor, through a communicate where he announced that Li … Continua llegint

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Huffington Post plans India edition

Irina Barnés.- American online newspaper The Huffington Post, born in 2005 and established by Arianna Huffington, stated they are working in negociations for the launch of its new India edition in may. This process falls under the global expansion of the newspaper across the world, that started last january 29th 2014 when the brasilian edition … Continua llegint

Chinese government increases control of international coverage in China
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Chinese government increases control of international coverage in China

Irina Barnés- Last week, Xi Jinping’s goverment blocked the acces to the majority of the international digital media (mostly european and nord american) by denying a huge amount of visa to some of the international journalists. But this is not an exceptional fact: since the communist party came to power, prohibition to information acces has … Continua llegint

Scholarship launches the most viewed content of The New York Times in 2013
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Scholarship launches the most viewed content of The New York Times in 2013

Irina Barnés- Joshua Katz, a statistics postgraduate scholarship from the North Carolina University, launched back in december 2013 one of the most viewed content of The New York Times newspaper digital edition. It is a interactive infographic -named How Y’all, Youse and You Guys Talk”- that allows netizens to identify themselves with the different dialectal … Continua llegint