BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police have released a man detained more than three months ago on charges of fabricating stories that disparaged the Chinese government.
HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong pro-democracy media magnate has appeared in a humorous video to counter an obituary of him published in a rival paper.
The proposed privatisation of the Australian Broadcasting Corp (ABC) could be the ultimate blow to Australia’s clean energy policies if it pushes through. A free-market think tank with strong private industry connections has recommended that the public broadcaster be reined in by transferring its management to the private sector.
There has been some buzz about Prime Minister Narendra Modi keeping the media at a distance. Modi, TV channels’ main pre-election TRP-busting protagonist, has gone missing save formal speeches and tweets that do not say much. The new PM has opted not to travel abroad with the usual large press entourage that is used to being wined, dined and handed scoops in the form of well-drafted briefs by officials in the loop of the higher ups.
BEIJING (AP) — In the cat-and-mouse game of free flow and control of information, China has made its move against the latest information-sharing technology.
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