Tag Archives: Media

  • Foreign journalists in China see rapid decline in media freedom

    China used coronavirus prevention measures, intimidation and visa curbs to limit foreign reporting in 2020, ushering in a “rapid decline in media freedom,” the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China said on Monday. ...

  • EU calls on China to reverse ban on BBC World News channel

    The European Union on Saturday called on China to reverse its ban on the BBC World News television channel imposed in apparent retaliation for Britain’s pulling of the license of state-owned Chinese broadcaster CGTN. ...

  • China bans BBC news broadcasts in apparent retaliation

    China has banned the BBC World News television channel from the few outlets where it could be seen in the country in possible retaliation after British regulators revoked the license of state-owned Chinese broadcaster CGTN. ...

  • Leading pro-China news channel in Taiwan ends broadcasts

    A leading pro-China cable news channel prepared to halt its broadcast operations at midnight Friday after Taiwan’s government refused to renew its license, citing accuracy issues. ...

  • New York Times publisher warned Trump his rhetoric against media

    The publisher of the New York Times says he told President Trump during a meeting at the White House that his language toward the media is “not just divisive but increasingly dangerous.” ...

  • Nava Thakuria Standing for media’s rights in India

    India, largest democracy of the globe, remains a bad place for working journalists, irrespective of the regimes in power at New Delhi or any province capital. ...

  • Chinese media blames Indian press for anti-Beijing sentiments

    China's state-run Global Times has blamed the Indian media for deteriorating ties between the two countries. The Global Times wrote that "they grab all the attention they want like always". ...

  • NS Venkataraman Independence Day thoughts: Is India paying too big a price for media freedom?

    The challenge for Mr Modi is on how to build a positive mood and climate in the country in spite of unnecessary negativity of Indian media and activists. ...

  • Internet giant Alibaba to buy South China Morning Post

    Chinese internet giant Alibaba said Friday it would buy Hong Kong's South China Morning Post, pledging to maintain the newspaper's objectivity. ...

  • White House protests China’s treatment of foreign journalists

    The White House on Thursday sharply criticised China's treatment of foreign journalists and noted specifically the case of a New York Times reporter whose visa was not extended. ...