Beijing has moved to tighten its control of social media platforms, where politically sensitive content is routinely scrubbed. Photo: Shutterstock
Beijing has moved to tighten its control of social media platforms, where politically sensitive content is routinely scrubbed. Photo: Shutterstock
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G7 pledges to counter ‘state-driven censorship’ and help protect journalists

  • ‘Around the world, journalists face harassment and violence for their work, and press freedom is being restricted online and offline,’ say G7 media ministers
  • A 2022 assessment of global press freedoms by Reporters Without Borders places China 175th out of 180 countries

Beijing has moved to tighten its control of social media platforms, where politically sensitive content is routinely scrubbed. Photo: Shutterstock
Beijing has moved to tighten its control of social media platforms, where politically sensitive content is routinely scrubbed. Photo: Shutterstock
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