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2017/10/11 | Graeme Smith
China's Media Dying Slow Death under Xi
Under President Xi Jinping, China's print media is less than a paper tiger, a far cry from the days when a vigorous press in Guangzhou and beyond challenged Beijing's orthodoxy.
2017/09/27 | James Gomez
A False Dawn for Media Freedom in Myanmar?
Myanmar faces a range of human rights which needs a free press and activists who can operate peacefully without fear of repercussions.
2017/09/13 | Mong Palatino
Free Media Fighting to Stay Alive in Cambodia amid Hun Sen's Latest Crackdown
One daily newspaper, two foreign media services and three local radio stations are among those under threat.
2017/09/04 | Milton Osborne
Cambodia's Hun Sen Cracks Down on Press Ahead of Elections
So while the CPP rails against its ‘enemies’ and seeks to redress the balance of youth support that was evident in the 2013 elections, it has to confront what still seems the unlikely possibility that next year it could lose.
2017/08/20 | Jack Hu
The New Action Flick Taking Chinese Nationalism to a New Level
The record-breaking action movie ‘Wolf Warriors 2′ takes Chinese nationalism to a new Level, writes Jack Hu.
2017/08/19 | Mong Palatino
TV Network Pays the Price in Thailand for Calling Leader 'Dictator'
Thailand’s army grabbed power in 2014 and has remained in power through a constitution it drafted. The country's media struggles to challenge those in power.
2017/08/19 | Oiwan Lam
Reporter Criticized after River Water Stunt in China
In a highly criticized stunt, a Chinese reporter drinks river water to prove It's clean.
2017/08/04 | Anthony Fung
Behind the Beat in China: Indie Music, Festivals and the Performance Economy
Music sales no longer constitute the major source of revenue for musicians and record companies, particularly for indie bands. Instead, the music industry in China depends largely on live performances.
2017/08/03 | Robert Lyons
China and the Future of Music Streaming
Given the improving IP environment, the adoption of subscription streaming, and robust mobile consumption, the music streaming landscape in China may offer a glimpse into the future.
2017/06/30 | Cedric Alviani
Media Freedom in Free Fall 20 Years after Hong Kong Returned to China
In the World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders RSF, Hong Kong has fallen from 18th in 2002 (when the Index was created) to 73rd now.
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.’
2017/05/02 | Terry Flew
Media Power: China’s Latest Attempt to Win Friends and Influence People
Engaging in global soft power competition does not come cheaply to China.
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.