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2016/10/14 | J. Michael Cole
China’s Negative Impact on Freedom of the Press Expands Outwards
We all know how China treats its own journalists. But what about the CCP's critics outside China? More and more, it's going after them, too.
2018/12/14 | Global Voices
China's Caging of Domestic Twitterati Ominous for Overseas Users
One Twitter user said that using the social messaging service in China is now 'more dangerous than street demonstrations.'
2017/05/03 | FORTUNE
China Has Tightened Its Grip on Online News With Sweeping New Controls
China’s Cyberspace Administration will now require most online news and media outlets to obtain a license from the government.
Threats to Online Expression Plague South Asia
From internet shutdowns to killings of journalists, clampdowns on internet freedoms are on the rise across the region.
2017/07/21 | Olivia Yang
INTERVIEW: Director Zero Chou's Latest Project Films in LGBT Sensitive Cities
The award-winning director's new project involves filming in four cities in which LGBT topics are still banned.
2017/07/11 | Oiwan Lam
How China's Biggest Video Game Became the Target of the Chinese Communist Party
Chinese Communist Party media and commentators have objections to the game that go beyond its supposedly addictive nature. They are concerned about the game's storyline, which they say 'subverts Chinese history,' writes Oiwan Lam.
2017/06/06 | ZiQing Low
China Issues New Rules for What People Can and Can’t Say in Online TV, Movies
'Programs should promote the revolution, the advanced culture of socialism and patriotism as a core value, as well as praise the motherland and celebrate national heroes.'
2016/06/22 | Bing-sheng Lee
China Takes Internet Censorship to New Level
China intends to 'foster a healthy, positive Internet culture' by purging comments by its nearly 700 million Internet users.
2017/03/06 | Olivia Yang
Facebook to Launch Startup Accelerator in Taiwan
FbStart is a global program designed to help mobile app startups build and grow their products.
2016/12/14 | TNL Staff
'Black Swan' Author Exposes Chinese Censorship over Taiwan in US
Most Taiwanese commenting on the issue via social media appear to support the author’s efforts.
2016/10/12 | ZiQing Low
Shanghai Bookstore Tears Out 'Taiwan' from Dictionaries
Taiwan is disappearing from dictionaries in China and US academic publications are being removed from library shelves.
2016/09/01 | Leung Wing-fai
China’s Film Industry: Blocked by its Own Great Wall
Chinese cinema enjoys private capital and state support, but the industry still lacks exportable brand names by way of stars or studios.
2016/08/23 | Edward White
China’s Latest Website Rules Shows Beijing is ‘Re-Centralizing News’
China’s move to tighten control of online news portals is just the latest effort by Beijing to assert party dominance over original news and other content.
Xi Ramps Up Crackdown on Chinese Media – Online and Off
With the CCP’s confidence growing and its control getting ever more assertive, there is no telling just how far President Xi will go.
2016/07/27 | J. Michael Cole
Taiwan, Hong Kong Artists Forced to Sign ‘No Separatism’ Form: Reports
While there has not been any confirmation of a new rule, several artists have heard rumors that they will have to sign the document to perform in China.