March 17, 2021
China Takes Aim at UK Ambassador Over Media Freedom Post
By Bonnie Girard
British Ambassador to China Caroline Wilson learns the hard way how prickly Beijing is, even to sympathetic criticisms.
January 27, 2018
The News China Didn’t Want Reported in 2017
By Sarah Cook
Leaked censorship directives hint at the regime’s priorities, but tighter controls have made them harder to obtain.
January 03, 2018
With Media Law Amendments, Kazakhstan Deals a Blow to Press Freedom
By Catherine Putz
Astana consulted journalists on revisions to the country's media law, and then ignored their recommendations.
December 05, 2017
China’s Media Market Competition
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Kecheng Fang.
May 06, 2017
Want to Be Chief Editor in China? Better Have A Chinese Passport.
By DD Wu
China issues new rules on managing online information, further regulating its already highly-censored internet.
April 20, 2016
The Legacy of China’s One-Child Policy
By Young China Watchers
Journalist Mei Fong on the one-child policy and its continuing impact in China.
March 09, 2016
The Gamble Behind Xi Jinping’s More Restrictive Media Policy
By Sarah Cook
Xi's quest to control China's media may bring unintended consequences.
February 27, 2016
Xi Jinping’s Virtual Political Reality
By Elizabeth Economy
"Xi wants to construct his own political reality."