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Amid a virus surge and government repression, Hong Kong’s oldest bookstore is closing.

I know that fingers can’t “plod,” but that is what they are doing now, delivering upsetting news that encapsulates this shitty year. As Hong Kong teeters on the edge of a serious coronavirus outbreak and democratic institutions continue losing a war of attrition with the Chinese government, the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-29 18:53:00 UTC ]
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Former NYT editor claims publisher drafted letter “all but apologizing” to China for tough story

The New York Times publisher was reportedly eager to appease the Chinese government because its operation in China was at stake. In her new book Merchants of Truth, former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson claims that the news outlet’s publisher drafted a letter “all but apologizing”... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author vows book exposing Chinese influence will go ahead after publisher pulls out

Allen & Unwin had cancelled plans to print Clive Hamilton’s Silent Invasion over fear of legal action by the Chinese governmentProminent Charles Sturt University author and ethicist Professor Clive Hamilton says his book exposing the Chinese Communist party’s activities in Australia will... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Distribution of Academic Titles

Textbooks for primary through junior high schools (the compulsory school years) fall under the Chinese government’s procurement program and are usually purchased in bulk and supplied to schools and libraries. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cambridge University Press censorship attacks are misguided| Letters

All societies limit free speech in varying detail, writes Roger van Zwanenberg, founder of the radical publisher Zed. The censorship is by the customer – the Chinese government – not CUP, says Jessica LaganI refer to Paul Mason’s important, but mistaken argument about Cambridge University... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #political sensitivities #chinese authorities #paul mason #chinese government


IPA urges China to 'respect the decision' of Cambridge University Press to restore articles

International Publishers Association praises CUP’s decision, counter to China’s censorship request, but will ‘wait to see what the consequences’ areThe president of the International Publishers Association has urged the Chinese government not to take punitive action against Cambridge University... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Missing bookseller makes tearful 'confession' on China state TV

The Chinese government has broken its silence on the disappearance of five Hong Kong booksellers widely suspected of being detained by the authorities over the publication of controversial books critical of China's elite. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In China: an entire bookstore gets censored?

The Chinese government has placed a media ban on mentions of the 70,000-square-foot bookstore Taiwanese bookstore chain Eslite plans to open in China's tallest building in 2015. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Kindle take off in China?

Amazon's Kindle e-reader is now available in China. But the Chinese Government may not be a fan and, as many Chinese use their phones to read books, the Kindle may face an uphill battle. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Banned novel makes Indie Foreign Fiction Prize longlist

A novel banned by the Chinese government has made the longlist for the Independent Foreign... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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