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2020/03/18 | Deutsche Welle

China Expels US Journalists in Escalating Media Freedom Row

Beijing has expelled 13 journalists from three major U.S. newspapers in one of the country's biggest crackdowns on the foreign press. The decision comes after Chinese and U.S. leaders feuded over the coronavirus pandemic.

2017/05/06 | Ya-Wen Lei

Agenda Setting in China is Not Always Run by the Party

Ultimately, the future of China’s contentious public sphere is unclear, but it will almost certainly be shaped by multiple actors, intersecting processes, and perhaps even some unintended consequences — just as its emergence was.

2017/05/04 | Luwei Rose Luqiu

Testing the Line: A Personal Reflection on How to Be a Journalist in China

'China has so many newsworthy stories for journalists to dig up and publish before the censors notice. In my career, working as a journalist for twenty years, it has always been a game: testing the line and seizing that small window of opportunity.'

2017/05/03 | Kirsten Han

Singapore's ‘Fake News’ Claim Used to Censor Free Press

‘If we want to guard ourselves against fake news, we’re going to have to do more to boost our bullshit detectors. That can’t be achieved by increasing criminalization and legal action.’

2017/04/26 | TNL Staff

A Dark Year for Press Freedom

The underlying story in Asia is that most countries in the region are in a 'difficult situation' or a 'very serious situation,' according to the world's press freedom watchdog.

2017/02/19 | Mong Palatino

Thai Media Groups: Proposed Law Could Bring Total Government Control of the Press

'It is also a major step backward of more than 20 years of the media reform process that the Thai journalist community fought for to democratize media space from state monopoly, and toward diversity and access to information.'

2016/10/22 | Andy Wright

How 'All the President's Men' Defined the Look of Journalism on Screen

As we enter the final leg of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, let us examine one of the iconic film portrayals of press and politics.

2016/10/16 | Rachael Buckland

Reporting Migration: Big Challenges for Old and New Media

There is undoubtedly strong consumer appetite for the stories about refugees and asylum seekers.

2016/10/03 | Edward White

Popular Political Blog Goes Offline in China

Another day, another politically sensitive website disappears in China.

2016/09/30 | Ming-yeh T. Rawnsley

Taiwan’s Media: More Reforms Needed

Taiwan’s media is in need of appropriate legislation to boost investment in quality local programming and to curtail media monopolies.

2016/09/20 | Malaysiakini

Former Journalist Arrested for Islam Tweet in Malaysia

A former journalist was arrested for allegedly insulting Islam on Twitter.

2016/08/15 | Yuan-ling Liang

OPINION: Hope in Taiwan’s New Media Landscape

‘Complaining is not enough...People should refuse to read junk.’

2016/07/25 | Edward White

Beijing Shuts Down Investigative, Political Online News Programs

Beijing has banned original reporting in online news programs in what many commentators see as the latest move to restrict political dissent in China.