iChinaForum.com - Censorship http://www.ichinaforum.com/taxonomy/term/138/0 en Reporting From China, Challenges in the Field http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/reporting-china-challenges-field <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-speaker"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/experts/mike-chinoy">Mike Chinoy</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-673" style="width: 150px;"><a href="/interviews/reporting-china-challenges-field"><img src="http://www.ichinaforum.com/sites/default/files/images/mike chinoy Reporting From China, Challenges in the Field.jpg" alt="Mike Chinoy Reporting From China, Challenges in the Field" title="Mike Chinoy Reporting From China, Challenges in the Field" class="image image-videothumb " width="150" height="84" /></a></div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p>As China has relaxed controls on internal movement, controls on press freedom have also relaxed. &nbsp;Mike Chinoy recalls the early days of reporting from China, when government minders, frightened citizens, and limited mobility meant Western journalists were forced to interpret this massively complex country through a keyhole view. &nbsp;Today, foreign journalists in China enjoy broad freedom of movement and can talk to anyone willing to talk to them, and thanks to the prevalence of the internet most news travels too fast to be censored completely.</p> http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/reporting-china-challenges-field#comments Big Picture Media Censorship CNN Field Reporting Foreign Media in China Freedom of Press Reporter Tue, 04 Jan 2011 09:15:10 +0000 iChinaForum 642 at http://www.ichinaforum.com Journalistic Self-Censorship in China http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/journalistic-self-censorship-china <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-speaker"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/experts/jeremy-goldkorn">Jeremy Goldkorn</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-683" style="width: 150px;"><a href="/interviews/journalistic-self-censorship-china"><img src="http://www.ichinaforum.com/sites/default/files/images/jeremy goldkorn Journalistic Self-Censorship in China.jpg" alt="Jeremy Goldkorn Journalistic Self-Censorship in China" title="Jeremy Goldkorn Journalistic Self-Censorship in China" class="image image-videothumb " width="150" height="84" /></a></div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p>A culture of self-censorship has proven more effective than direct orders from official state propaganda departments.&nbsp; The thin line between permitted news and taboo is unclear and constantly shifting places, which forces journalists to practice self-censorship to avoid crossing it and attracting unwanted attention.</p><p><a href="http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/journalistic-self-censorship-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.ichinaforum.com/interviews/journalistic-self-censorship-china#comments Big Picture Media Censorship China Internet Fri, 25 Jun 2010 10:00:00 +0000 mgarber 363 at http://www.ichinaforum.com