China Media Bulletin

Everything you need to know about China’s changing media landscape

The monthly China Media Bulletin provides unique insight on censorship, media freedom, and internet freedom issues related to the People’s Republic of China, drawing on both English and Chinese-language sources.

Past Issues:

In this issue: China's expanding surveillance state, latest crackdown on news and humor apps, behind-the-scenes of televised confessions, and a Hong Kong press freedom survey.

In this issue: How Xi’s power grab may undermine the party’s long-term survival, censorship of NPC, reprisals against Uighurs, and responses to Chinese government meddling on U.S. campuses

In this issue: How various actors around the world are resisting Beijing's influence, censorship surrounding the New Year Gala and #MeToo in China, and the latest tech updates.

In this Issue: Analysis of leaked censorship directives, key 2017 journalism and internet trends, big stories that slipped through censors, and Hong Kong digital media making an impact

In this issue: China’s stealthy holiday crackdowns, netizen outcries over migrant evictions and child abuse, Trump’s China visit, and how pressure on foreigners to censor reached an Australian publisher, Ghanaian cartoonist, and pop star Katy Perry. 

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In this issue: What the 19th Party Congress means for China’s media policy at home and abroad, latest surveillance and censorship innovations, and how Beijing’s investments are shaping African media.

In this issue: New innovations in censorship, Hong Kong campus tensions, and how Communist Party influence is undermining freedom in key democracies and the United Nations

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In this issue: Censorship ahead of 19th Party Congress, surveillance upgrades, and how Chinese content restrictions are reaching Cambridge, Italy, and California.

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In this issue: China's newest censorship methods, updates on the cybersecurity law, and Xi's visit to Hong Kong.

In this issue: China’s upcoming internet restrictions, continued crackdown on lawyers, and the Great Firewall game.

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