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Christine Brennan & Gary Belsky on if the NFL is getting a free pass from journalist, Rep. Barbara Lee on the anti-war voices in the media, Tim Arango discusses how to find the truth about ISIS.

December 22nd, 2013
01:12 PM ET

China cracks down on foreign press

Jim Sciutto, Michael Calderone, Emily Parker, and Brian Stelter assess the reasons for the Chinese government’s recent harsh treatment of Western journalists.


Filed under: Censorship • China • Reliable Sources
Western journalists' China visa dramas: Don't shoot the messenger
December 22nd, 2013
09:45 AM ET

Western journalists' China visa dramas: Don't shoot the messenger

 By Jaime A. FlorCruz, CNN

Editor's note: Jaime's China is a column about Chinese society and politics. Jaime FlorCruz has lived and worked in China since 1971. Now CNN's Beijing bureau chief, he studied Chinese history at Peking University (1977-81) and was TIME Magazine's Beijing correspondent (1982-2000).

Beijing (CNN) - Every December, foreign correspondents in China go through the rigmarole of renewing press cards and visas, which typically run out at the end of the year.

This time around, Chinese authorities held up renewing the credentials of roughly two dozen Bloomberg and New York Times reporters after the two American news outfits published muckraking stories about the wealth of the families of top Chinese leaders.

READ: China blocks website after report on Wen Jiabao's wealth

Without renewed press cards, they could not renew their Chinese visas. Without the visas, reporters and their families would be forced to leave China.

"5 Days Till Visa Expiry," New York Times reporter Andrew Jacobs, tweeted on Tuesday.

"Do you think hauling all my stuff to gates of the Foreign Ministry holding a tag sale will get their attention?"

Read more of the article here.


Filed under: Censorship • China • Media • Media Criticism
November 24th, 2013
12:30 PM ET

Chinese censorship – American Style?

James Fallows, Demetri Sevastopulo & guest host Eric Deggans discuss Bloomberg's alleged censorship of reporters and articles in China.


Filed under: Bloomberg News • Censorship • China • Media • Media Criticism • Reliable Sources
January 13th, 2013
01:14 PM ET

Censorship clash in China

Rebecca MacKinnon and Howard Kurtz on this week’s strike by Chinese journalists; could it lead to greater press freedom?

 


Filed under: Blog • Censorship • China • International • Media • Media Criticism • Reliable Sources