Censorship Tag

Chinese millennials with a dim view of their career and marriage prospects can wallow in despair with a range of teas such as “achieved-absolutely-nothing black tea”, and “my-ex's-life-is-better-than-mine fruit tea”.Read More
Following last month’s ban on VPN apps from App Store in China, the country’s government has moved to ban anonymity from the internet. Now no internet user can comment using a fake identity.Read More
China has now extended the scope of its censorship from political content to entertainment gossip.Read More
China's cyberspace authorities have ordered internet companies to close 60 popular celebrity gossip social media accounts in the latest in a series of crackdowns on independent media.Read More
WeChat censors content for all users registered with Chinese phone numbers even if they travel overseas or switch to an international number.Read More
The New York Times reports that Facebook has developed tools to prevent sensitive posts from appearing on feeds in "specific geographic areas".Read More
As China’s internet matures, it continues to grow more isolated from the rest of the world - thanks to the government’s Great Firewall.Read More
China will crack down on social and entertainment news that promotes improper values and ‘Western lifestyles’, the country’s broadcasting regulator said.Read More
China's internet regulator has announced increased law enforcement supervision of public comment sections on social media platforms and news organisations in a move designed to tackle "outstanding problems" .Read More
Chinese state media outlets and Chinese government spokes people regularly claim that Western media plays up China’s weaknesses, exaggerates its potential as a regional threat, and ignores its successes.Read More