January 8, 2013

China's Media Protest Against Censorship

David Cohen, China Power

AP Photo

Major Chinese media outlets today are showing solidarity with the Southern Weekly strikers, in an unprecedented display of resistance against official censorship by the Chinese government.  All five of China's major web portals are carrying a mandatory Global Times editorial criticizing the Southern Weekly strikers, but adding disclaimers that the portals themselves do not agree with the viewpoints expressed in this editorial. 

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