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Last month, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued new restrictions on foreign correspondents and their ability to accurately and independently report news from their homeland–the fast-growing, emerging power that is China. Chinese law already forbids Chinese journalists from working for foreign news sources. The new law, known as the “Code of Conduct,” imposes restrictions on [...]

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When China’s Olympic organizers bid for the Olympics in 2001, they assured Western media organizations that they would not filter reporters’ Internet usage at the Main Press Center and other areas where the media would be stationed. But that’s what China said; it’s not what China has done.

As of July 29th, websites such as [...]

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