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Oct 01, 2014

The media war for Hong Kong

Shanghai, China -  Dramatic images of protesters in Hong Kong wearing face masks and carrying umbrellas to protect themselves against clouds of tear gas have been circulating on media outlets and social media networks worldwide. Except, that is, in C... #China #Beijing #Hong Kong #Shanghai #Facebook #Instagram #Iraq #Iran #Global Times

Oct 01, 2014

The media war for Hong Kong

Shanghai, China - Dramatic images of protesters in Hong Kong wearing face masks and carrying umbrellas to protect themselves against clouds of tear gas have been circulating on media outlets and social media networks worldwide. Except, that is, in Ch... #China #Beijing #Hong Kong #Shanghai #Facebook #Instagram

Sep 21, 2014

China Clamps Down on Web, Pinching Companies Like Google

Chinese authorities have tightened censorship over Internet traffic in recent weeks, and Google and its services are particularly affected... #China #Google Inc.

Sep 29, 2014

Can China's Social Media Censorship Keep The Lid on Hong Kong Protests?

China is ramping up its internet censorship program, as pro-democracy protests sweep Hong Kong. It's blocked Instagram for the first time, and is censoring results on the country's largest search engine, Baidu, more than ever before... #China #Hong Kong

Sep 29, 2014

China Scrambles To Censor Social Media

BEIJING - Chinese censors and opponents of the protests sweeping Hong Kong are engaging in a cat-and-mouse game with demonstrators and commentators in a bid to stop news of the unrest spreading online and, in particular, reaching the mainland. Tens o... #China #Hong Kong #Polytechnic University #Facebook #Instagram

Sep 29, 2014

China blocks Instagram, 'tear gas' searches amid Hong Kong protests

China started blocking the popular photo-sharing app Instagram on Sunday, as part of its moves to squelch any mention of the use of tear gas on pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Instagram, owned by Facebook, had remained one of the few U.S. social... #China #Beijing #Hong Kong #Facebook

Sep 29, 2014

HRW Criticises Turkey for ‘Rollback of Human Rights’

Turkey has moved to clamp down on protesters, control the media and Internet and weaken the rule of law, Human Rights Watch has said. In a new report the new York-based human rights group highlighted on Monday that “Turkey is undergoing a worrying ro... #Turkey #Recep Tayyip Erdogan #Human Rights Watch

Sep 21, 2014

China Clamps Down on Web, Pinching Companies Like Google

Chinese authorities have tightened censorship over Internet traffic in recent weeks, and Google and its services are particularly affected... #China #Google Inc. #Microsoft Corporation

Sep 21, 2014

China Clamps Down on Web, Pinching Companies Like Google

Chinese authorities have tightened censorship over Internet traffic in recent weeks, and Google and its services are particularly affected... #China #Google Inc.

Sep 05, 2014

Sinosphere Blog: Lawsuit Poses Questions Over China’s Internet Censorship

A man in Shenzhen sues his Internet service provider over his inability to access Google’s online services, which have been largely blocked since the beginning of this summer... #China #Google Inc. #Hong Kong