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Olympics: Gee whiz, good-bye

August 10, 2008 10:41 PM ET

A few days ago I posted a gee-whiz piece about Qik.com, and a brief video piece posted on the site by Noel Hidalgo, who works under the online handle noneck. Hidalgo had beat all the news agencies covering the...

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Olympics: Know rules of the road

August 9, 2008 7:29 AM ET

CPJ has a lot of friends at the Foreign Correspondents Club of China; they have been a go-to resource for us for years. They released a statement early yesterday, on the morning of the day the Games opened. FCCC...

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Olympics: Dissidents' spouses face great strain

August 8, 2008 5:02 PM ET

Amid the fanfare of the Olympic opening ceremony today, a press release from Human Rights in China highlights pressure on dissidents and their families as Chinese authorities try to quash anything that threatens to disturb the long-awaited Games. Police...

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Olympics: Domestic media story needs to be covered

August 8, 2008 6:27 AM ET

With the opening of the Beijing Games tonight, there is plenty being written about China's emergence on the world stage and its assumption of a global leadership role, definitely on its own terms. But my favorite story of the...

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New publications, familiar questions

August 7, 2008 4:48 PM ET

Journalists in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, today reported that police interrogated the editors of Awramba Times and Harambe, two fledgling independent current affairs weeklies over a series of political stories. Officers questioned Dawit Kebede of Awramba Times over editorials...

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Olympics: Police get rough in Kashgar

August 5, 2008 10:07 AM ET

Police in Kashgar apparently didn't get the message about new tactics for relating to the media. Japan's Kyodo News Agency reported that Masami Kawakita, a photographer from the Chunichi Shimbun newspaper's Tokyo headquarters, and Shinji Katsuta, a reporter for Nippon...

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Olympics: Damaging video leads to new police rules

August 5, 2008 7:15 AM ET

International advocacy may have had a role in prompting the reported new rules for police in dealing with journalists covering demonstrators during the Games, but the most likely cause was the damage to China's international image from the widespread video...

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Olympics: Journalists labeled 'troublemakers'

August 4, 2008 6:56 AM ET

Many Hong Kong papers ran a story about the ill-advised remarks of Regina Ip, the former secretary of security for Hong Kong, and a candidate in September's elections for a seat in the Hong Kong Legislative Council (Legco). Ip said...

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