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 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

China blocks El País’ digital edition
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China blocks El País’ digital edition

Carolina Añaños- The Chinese government has banned the online editions of El País and other international newspapers –including  The Guardian, Le Monde, Süddeutsche Zeitung and Asahi Shimbun– for cooperating in an investigation in opaque societies hold by members of the communist elite. El País’ director, Javier Moreno, reported this restriction on his Twitter account last … Continua llegint