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China's universities and authorities have again been criticised for suppressing a sexual harassment scandal after the sacking of a top academic at a ... took away the post,” Wei's assistant told the South China Morning Post on Friday, referring to the Chinese government's common practice of censorship.
China Remains World's Biggest Prison For Journalists, While Beijing Exports Media Censorship Overseas ... 2018 World Press Freedom Index, Reporters Without Borders evaluated 180 countries in terms of journalistic freedom and the degree to which governments across the world censor their own press.

Last week, President Vladimir Putin declared war on the Russian internet. The Kremlin had ... On April 16, the Russian communications censor, Roskomnadzor, started blocking Telegram. ... Trying to impose internet censorship in the future will be almost impossible, even for countries like China. The war for ...
Chinese internet users have seen posts referring to the country's #MeToo movement disappear from WeChat, Weibo, and other popular social networks in recent weeks ... Her letter was censored so quickly that some internet users began re-posting it online upside-down, in hopes of keeping it in circulation.
China's internet has always been censored by its government, but there now looks to be a new digital era in the country: One where internet giants simply censor ... context against free expression," Wang believes Weibo's cleanup effort was made in anticipation of the government's censorship requirements.

The Cyberspace Administration of China, the country's internet regulator, did not immediately comment. Regulators have been ratcheting up control over Chinese microblogs in recent months, ordering operators like Weibo to set up a mechanism to remove false information after criticizing it for allowing ...
However, in a rare about-face for corporate China and internet censors, the company announced that it would reverse its ban of LGBT-themed content, following thousands of comments and discussions online by gay Chinese citizens. The company's crackdown on other content though is expected to ...

BEIJING — Bowing to intense pressure from millions of internet users, a Chinese social media site said on Monday that it would scrap plans to censor cartoons and video games with gay themes. The site, Sina Weibo, had announced on Friday that it would target gay content as part of a campaign to remove ...
However, such continued censorship is very likely to backfire. China's economy is sure to suffer the biggest blow from the continued use of the “Great Firewall”. With the firewall blocking sites for obscure reasons, entrepreneurs on the mainland may struggle to innovate, as blocks on the web make them ...
Two of China's most popular video platforms disappeared from app stores this week after the state broadcaster CCTV accused them of promoting underage pregnancy. A segment last week on CCTV featured what it said were teenage women whose videos — chronicling the joys and tribulations of ...
BEIJING – With Beijing under heavy security as a mystery North Korean delegation visited the Chinese capital, internet users scrambled to stay a step ahead of censors on Tuesday as China's tightly controlled state media remained silent. Videos circulated on popular messaging app WeChat on Monday ...
Yet even as Ms. Lagarde and Mr. Xi talked about that openness, forum attendees were unable to use Google, log on to Facebook or post to Twitter about the event unless they found a way to bypass China's army of internet censors. In fact, aspects of the forum stand in stark contrast with the many ways ...
But in recent days, the authorities in China have instructed news outlets to suppress information about fan gatherings, according to censorship orders reviewed by The New York Times. Any mention of “revolt” in connection with Duanzi fans has been ordered scrubbed. Outlets have also been told to censor ...


 

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