South Korea / 2005


November 5, 2005 12:00 PM ET

NOVEMBER 15, 2005 Posted: December 2, 2005 New Tang Dynasty TV HARASSED Chang Sik Lee and Choi Seon Hee, reporters for New Tang Dynasty TV station, a New York-based independent Chinese television station, were banned from the Asia-Pacific Economic Forum (APEC) meeting in Busan, South Korea, according to news reports....

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Attacks on the Press 2004: Asia Analysis

March 14, 2005 11:55 AM ET

Overviewby Abi Wright Threats to press freedom spiked throughout Asia in 2004, even as the news media claimed significant accomplishments. Across the region, 2004 was an election year, with citizens casting ballots in nations such as Afghanistan, whose landmark vote was peaceful and orderly, and India, where more than 370...

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Attacks on the Press 2004: North Korea

March 14, 2005 11:18 AM ET

North Korea While foreign analysts kept guessing at the state of nuclear development in North Korea, one thing remained certain in 2004: There is no free press in the country, only government outlets that voice the pronouncements of Kim Jong Il's authoritarian regime....

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Attacks on the Press 2004: South Korea

March 14, 2005 11:10 AM ET

South Korea Innovative news coverage on the Internet added fresh viewpoints to the South Korean media, but the ruling Uri Party's proposal for newspaper reform caused concern in 2004. The active and varied media, while politically divided, avidly covered political scandals, including the messy impeachment of President Roh Moo Hyun...

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