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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.
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.