Selective Olympic press freedom

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 at 12:13 | Posted in China, Journalism, Press freedom | 2 Comments

The Chinese officicials have promised press freedom for journalists covering the Beijing Olympics. As this fresh RTHK (Hong Kong) report shows, the freedom of press is being applied very selectively. That is, the more pro Beijing you are, the more freedom you enjoy.



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