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China Relaxes Media Restrictions Ahead Of ’08 Beijing Games
Published December 4, 2006
SMOKE & MIRRORS? Meanwhile, a WALL STREET JOURNAL editorial notes the announcement came on the same day the Beijing High Court “upheld a trumped-up fraud conviction against” N.Y. Times researcher Zhao Yan. The editorial: “Even while Beijing is trying to make itself look more open to foreign reporting as a concession to the [IOC], the government is menacing the Chinese journalists who make much of that reporting possible” (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 12/4).