Blog: Viewing the London Olympics coverage from China

27 Jul

Chinese propaganda
officials must be thrilled that they’re not responsible for the Olympics
coverage in the British papers. Back during the Beijing Games, they worked hard
to censor unrest and dissatisfaction in the domestic media. Reports of China’s press freedom and human rights abuses were blocked, the kind of information
control idiomatically referred to as “harmonizing.”

from Committee to Protect Journalists

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