Chinese Media Censorship

APR 30, 2014 | 6:30 PM

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WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

ROOM:

C197

WHEN:

April 30, 2014: 6:30 PM

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ADMISSION:

Free

Description

Though often described with foreboding buzzwords such as "The Great Firewall" and the "censorship regime," media regulation in China is rarely either obvious or straightforward. Join media scholars Ying Zhu, author of Two Billion Eyes, a newly published book on Chinese television, and Jason Q. Ng, author of Blocked on Weibo, a newly published book on the most important social media website in China, as they explore the intricacies of how and why Chinese authorities regulate media—as well as how they enlist journalists, companies, and citizens in the task.

Cosponsored by CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Department of Media Culture, College of Staten Island, CUNY, and the Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Certificate Program, The Graduate Center, CUNY.