Press freedom the Chinese wayFriday, August 15, 2008 at 21:09 | Posted in China, Journalism, Press freedom | Leave a comment
Tags: Olympics, tibet
The Chinese understanding of press freedom is that accrediated journalists are free to cover the Olympic events but should close their eyes regarding anything else. If they try to cover anything that the officials do not want reported, they have stepped over the line of the press freedom as it is applied in China.
This footage shows ITV correspondent John Ray getting arrested as he was covering a peaceful demonstration for Tibet in Beijing.
via China Watchblog