Weibo Netizens Appeals to Cancel Movie Censorship in China


A draft law to promote China’s movie industry was submitted to the country’s top legislature for the first-round review on October 30th. It aims to regulate the fast-growing market, support domestic filmmakers and boost international cooperation. The administrative approval for programs set to shoot will be simplified, says Cai Fuchao (蔡赴朝), director-general of the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television ( SAPPRFT广电总局). … Continue reading Weibo Netizens Appeals to Cancel Movie Censorship in China

News assistants in China: an invisible, important group


By a CPJ Guest Blogger Among the first concerns a journalist may have on coming to China as a foreign correspondent is how to communicate with the Chinese people, the majority of whom do not speak a word of English. Finding a “news assistant” is usually the answer. I worked as a news assistant for more than five years, and I have seen how the … Continue reading News assistants in China: an invisible, important group