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  1. News - China

    Blocking of coding site has Chinese programmers up in arms

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 03:23pm by Ivan Zhai

    ... a massive outcry from programmers, the most severe since Google closed its Chinese search service on the mainland in 2010. Kai-Fu Lee, a former president of Google China and now the chief executive of his own venture capital firm, condemned the censorship of GitHub last night on Sina Weibo, the Chinese Twitter-like social media site. He said the blocking of the coding site would make ...

  2. News - China

    Website of pro-reform magazine closed down

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:22pm by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai The website of Yanhuang Chunqiu magazine, one of China’s most prominent pro-reform publications, was closed down on Friday morning. The magazine’s official account on Sina Weibo, ... Party and important issues in China. Its editorials are written by retired liberal journalists, such as former Xinhua reporter Yang Jisheng. It is backed by pro-reform retired officials. ...

  3. News - China - MEDIA

    New editor appointed at paper to calm dispute over censorship

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing, Mimi Lau

    ... Year edition, the first formal response since the censorship row. Meanwhile, the new provincial party boss told cadres yesterday that the authorities should firmly maintain the initiative ... party secretary Hu Chunhua said the reform-minded province faced more "complicated" public opinion. "[Guangdong] has to tightly grip the initiative in ideology works," China ...

  4. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    China censors cut 40 minutes off science fiction epic Cloud Atlas

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 04:21pm by Ernest Kao

    ... yuan (US$160 million) to recoup huge losses incurred globally. After years of pressure, China last year agreed to increase the annual number of imported films from 20 to 34, in a year when 893 ...

  5. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    Nanjing considering Facebook, Twitter access for Asian Youth Games

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 03:40pm by Ernest Kao

    ... netizens, some who asked whether websites such as YouTube and Google would be open too. One internet user praised Ji for having a “political conscience”. But on microblog Sina Weibo, China’s version ...

  6. News - China

    Beijing says party’s control of press ‘unshakable’ after Southern Weekly protest

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:02pm by Amy Li

    ... the recent censorship row at Southern Week ly. These are: “The party has absolute control of China’s media. This basic principle is unshakable,” it said. “The Southern Weekly  publishing incident has ... Amy Li China’s top propaganda organ has sent out an urgent memo stressing that the Communist Party still had “absolute control” of the press in China – and this would not change, sources ...

  7. News - China - INTERNET

    Programmers angry over blocking of GitHub code-sharing site

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... president of Google China and now the chief executive of his own venture capital firm, condemned the blocking of GitHub on his microblog on Tuesday night. He said it made it harder for Chinese ... and internet users blamed GitHub's problems on a recent increase in censorship on the mainland. ...

  8. News - China - MEDIA

    Southern Weekly gives awards to stories scrapped by censors

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... of a rare censorship row between the newspaper's editorial staff and the provincial propaganda department. Despite the awards, which also covered some of the best stories that made ...

  9. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    Southern Weekly agrees to autonomy deal, says censor

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... edition. Partly defending the internal censorship, Zeng said he was assigned to help the paper dodge political risks, rather than to "strangle freedom of speech". For instance, he warned ... Guangdong propaganda chief in May, combined with a sensitive political environment after the fall of Bo and the change of leadership at November's party congress had seen censorship ...

  10. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    Media crisis spreads as row erupts over state meddling at Beijing News

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by TEDDY NG AND LI JING

    ... Teddy Ng and Li Jing Beijing News editor tries to resign as his staff confront propaganda officials forcing them to print article slamming Southern Weekly Media crisis spreads to capital Another respected mainland newspaper yesterday became embroiled in t ...




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