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  1. News - China Insider - MEDIA

    Beijing’s call to ban foreign words in Chinese media meets with mocking satire

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 06:10pm by Chris Luo

    ... in the past week, claiming that “mingling foreign words in Chinese has damaged the Chinese language’s purity and undermined communication”. The concerns come at a time when popular English terms ... and Sherlock.  The articles question why the Chinese language had to include English abbreviations while similar terms borrowed from other languages, for example “kung fu”, are always translated ...

  2. News - China Insider - MEDIA

    Media colleagues jump to senior journalist Shen Hao’s defence after televised confession

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:59pm by Chris Luo

    ... of commentators took to popular microblogging site Weibo to argue that misconduct was hard to avoid in an industry where such malpractice was prevalent. Wang Xuming, head of Language and Literature Press, ...

  3. News - China Insider - MEDIA

    China detains foreign website contributor for 'damaging the nation's image'

    Posted May 13th 2014, 12:00pm by Patrick Boehler and Agence France-Presse

    ... Nanfu was held on May 3 in Beijing on charges of “provoking and stirring trouble” for damaging China’s national reputation, state media said on Tuesday. His posts on Boxun, a Chinese-language ... including beating a pregnant woman to death, it added. Boxun’s founding editor Watson Meng said Xiang was a journalist working for the news website, adding that Xiang was the second contributor ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Economic Journal founder sells all his shares to tycoon

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:41am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... on the Chinese-language daily's website yesterday afternoon, the newspaper confirmed Lam had sold his stake to an offshore trust company privately owned by telecoms tycoon Richard Li Tzar-kai. It said Lam ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - MEDIA

    Book review: Hack Attack: How the Truth Caught Up with Rupert Murdoch, by Nick Davies

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:12pm by Desmond O'Grady

    ... "foreign billionaire" Murdoch for all the evils of Fleet Street and for representing what, for Davies, is the underlying evil: neo-liberalism. Murdoch had a point when he said tabloid ...

  6. News - World - MEDIA

    CNN host Fareed Zakaria faces accusations of plagiarism again

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:33am by WASHPOST

    ... it "takes these charges very seriously" and was "reviewing them carefully". Zakaria, widely known as a foreign affairs analyst, no longer works for Time. Zakaria dismissed the claims, ...

  7. News - China - MEDIA

    Xi Jinping calls for new style of media organisation

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 11:51pm by Teddy Ng

    ... professor at Beijing Foreign Studies University, said the impact of new media would be limited because authorities were tightening their grip over all platforms. Earlier this month, the State ...

  8. News - China - MEDIA

    China to restrict satellite TV stations to one foreign programme

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 12:43pm by Reuters

    ... about what it sees as rising vulgarity in domestic television programming. At the same time, it has been moving to limit domestic channels’ reliance on imported content. The English-language ... Reuters in Shanghai Restriction is part of move to push 'morality-building' and educational shows New limit on foreign TV programmes China will allow satellite television ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Discrimination turns critics off TVB 'reality' hit

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:28am by Vivienne Chow, Amy Nip, Jessie Lau

    ... just six complaints. Pang also bemoaned the fact the show took its Cantonese name from Putonghua slang. "The choice of language reflects the power of a culture. In the past, the mainland ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Cartoonists draw attention to press freedom at FCC exhibition

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 04:06am by Tanna Chong

    ... and internet cartoonists are using their talents to highlight the importance of freedom of speech and the press. And some of the 26 artists, whose works are on display in an exhibition at the Foreign ... a column in the Chinese-language Hong Kong Economic Journal. "I have encountered censorship, but I will not reveal details- because I am just drawing for one newspaper." His satirical ...




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