Wednesday, January 9, 2013


If It Quacks Like a Duck . . . 
A foreign ministry spokesperson in Beijing is reported to have said: ‘There is no so-called news censorship in China.’ Last week, China shut down the website of a pro-reform magazine for running an article calling for political reform and constitutional government.”

—Al Jazeera, Protesters in China call for press freedom: Hundreds demonstrate in Guangzhou outside offices of a liberal newspaper at the centre of a censorship row,” Jan. 8, 2013 

• Editorial Comment: Wait, what?

• Related: Amid protests, China’s communist censors say their control over media is ‘unshakeable,’” Washington Post, Jan. 8, 2013

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