Posts tagged “China”

Wall Around Olympic News Proves Tall but Leaky

Beijing hasn’t fulfilled a pledge to the International Olympic Committee to make the Internet freely available to more than 20,000 journalists covering the August Games. A senior IOC official acknowledged that certain Web sites will be inaccessible to journalists at the events. China already restricts access to a number of Web sites for its 1.3… Read more »

IOC members outraged at China media 'muzzling'

China’s muzzling of the international media covering the Beijing Games has angered the Olympic movement and members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) are questioning China’s right to hold the Games. From ABCNews

IOC admits to deal with China on censorship

International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials have cut a deal with China to allow the blocking of sensitive websites from media during the Beijing Games, press chief Kevan Gosper said on Wednesday. From GlobeandMail