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Interview: Former 'Southern Weekend' Editor Discusses China's Censorship Battles

A protester whose banner reads “Freedom of the Press Reflects the Public’s Opinion” outside the Southern Media Group headquarters in Guangzhou on January 9, 2013. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Former Southern Weekend editor Chang Ping tells ChinaFile that conflicts between journalists and censors at the newspaper go way back.

China's Propaganda Chief Leaves a Legacy of Control

British Prime Minister Tony Blair (R) meets with Chinese Politburo representative Ding Guan'gen at 10 Downing Street on September 6, 1999. Ding passed away on July 22. (Ian Waldie/AFP/Getty Images)
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Ding Guan’gen, a former Politburo member who featured prominently in the remaking of China’s propaganda system in the post-Mao era, passed away on July 22.

Listen: The Official Theme Song for North Korea's Kim Jong Un

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The "Great Successor" now has his very own propaganda hymn, entitled "Onwards Toward the Final Victory." Watch the video for it here, and download the sheet music.

North Korea Lashes Out on YouTube and Twitter

Policy North Korea decides to use youtube and twitter as platforms for propaganda.