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With Media Law Amendments, Kazakhstan Deals a Blow to Press Freedom
January 03, 2018
With Media Law Amendments, Kazakhstan Deals a Blow to Press Freedom
Astana consulted journalists on revisions to the country's media law, and then ignored their recommendations.
With Media Law Amendments, Kazakhstan Deals a Blow to Press Freedom
Kyrgyzstan Deports AFP Central Asia Correspondent
December 12, 2017
Kyrgyzstan Deports AFP Central Asia Correspondent
Chris Rickleton pleaded on Facebook to the new president to allow him to "return to live with my family in the country I love.”
Kyrgyzstan Deports AFP Central Asia Correspondent
New Report Shines a Light on the Global Shadow of Uzbekistani Surveillance
March 31, 2017
New Report Shines a Light on the Global Shadow of Uzbekistani Surveillance
“If we call our relatives, friends and families, everything will be heard, we know that."
New Report Shines a Light on the Global Shadow of Uzbekistani Surveillance
OSCE Hosts Master Class on Media Regulation in Turkmenistan
May 05, 2016
OSCE Hosts Master Class on Media Regulation in Turkmenistan
This is not, apparently, satire.
OSCE Hosts Master Class on Media Regulation in Turkmenistan
Did Tajikistan Just Monopolize the News?
July 20, 2015
Did Tajikistan Just Monopolize the News?
The country isn’t known for press freedom, but what flexibility existed is under stress.
Did Tajikistan Just Monopolize the News?
Cross-Strait Media Deals Spark Concern in Taiwan
January 15, 2013
Cross-Strait Media Deals Spark Concern in Taiwan
Concerned over possible pro-Beijing media acquisitions, Taiwanese students are voicing their opposition.
Cross-Strait Media Deals Spark Concern in Taiwan
Media Outlets Protest State Editorial on Southern Weekly
January 08, 2013
Media Outlets Protest State Editorial on Southern Weekly
In a bold move against censorship, Chinese media outlets are running disclaimers disavowing an editorial.
Media Outlets Protest State Editorial on Southern Weekly
Xi Jinping: China's First Social Media President?
January 08, 2013
Xi Jinping: China's First Social Media President?
If Xi is able to master social media to serve his own ends his power and ability to craft policy could grow.
Xi Jinping: China's First Social Media President?
India Treads China Censor Path
December 07, 2011
India Treads China Censor Path
Talk of India censoring “objectionable” social media content has inevitably drawn comparisons with China.
India Treads China Censor Path
China's End-to End Censoring
November 21, 2011
China's End-to End Censoring
China’s media crackdown is frequently discussed. But it goes deeper than censoring what newspapers report.
China's End-to End Censoring
Reporting on China
November 18, 2011
Reporting on China
Reporting from China has changed a great deal in the past few decades. It gives cause for some optimism.
Reporting on China
China Tightens Media Grip
November 15, 2011
China Tightens Media Grip
New rules on the way microblog stories are reported marks a further tightening of China’s grip over the media.
China Tightens Media Grip
One Chinese City’s PR Nightmare
September 30, 2011
One Chinese City’s PR Nightmare
A sex slave scandal, a gutter oil factory, beatings and murders – its been a bad few weeks for the city of Luoyang in China. But not for the Chinese media’s image.
One Chinese City’s PR Nightmare
Chinese Media’s Ostrich Policy
April 12, 2011
Chinese Media’s Ostrich Policy
Concerned about the public drawing parallels, China’s govt wants reporting, not analysis, of unrest in the Arab world.
Chinese Media’s Ostrich Policy
Chinese Media’s Ostrich Policy
April 12, 2011
Chinese Media’s Ostrich Policy
Concerned about the public drawing parallels, China’s govt wants reporting, not analysis, of unrest in the Arab world.
Chinese Media’s Ostrich Policy
Ai Weiwei and Colour Crackdowns
April 05, 2011
Ai Weiwei and Colour Crackdowns
The recent crackdown on activists by Chinese authorities is reminiscent of the last set of colour revolutions.
Ai Weiwei and Colour Crackdowns
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