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More fake remedies for “fake news”

February 24th, 2011
As press authorities campaign against "fake news" their solutions leave the roots of the problem unaddressed.

“Fake news” and a real tragedy

January 27th, 2011
In the midst of tightening controls, real "fake news" is published with impunity while real news is attacked as "fake" by government officials who fear exposure.

A few more facts about China’s “fake news” purge

November 30th, 2009
By Qian Gang — Four publications in China are now being purged for supposed violations of propaganda discipline. As Xinhua News Agency reported on November Read

Are thank-you-CCP quotes in official news coverage “fake news” too?

August 9th, 2007
In a tongue-in-cheek critique recalling the recent debate in China over “fake news” and a now-questioned news report about “cardboard dumplings” from Beijing… Read

Fake News 虚假新闻

July 5th, 2007
By some Chinese accounts, “fake news”, or xujia xinwen, has plagued news media in China since at least the Cultural Revolution, at which time… Read