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Rebecca MacKinnon: China's Newly Subtle Internet Censorship

Rebecca MacKinnon writes in today’s Wall Street Journal and in her blog on her recent research showing how – despite China’s assurances to open up the Internet during the Olympics – censorship continues. (Cue: shocked gasps) Interestingly, she found newly subtle and sophisticated approaches to censorship. The newly subtle approach: The strategy seems clear: Give

Best way to follow the Olympics

In case you are not already doing so, Twitter has been a great way to follow (and participate in) Olympics coverage. For the opening ceremony a large group of us wrote 140 character postings with the agreed tag #080808. Lonnie Hodge – who also Twitted – blogged about the outcome: And yesterday’s hash mash (a

Beijing Olympics Advice from ex-CNN journalist

Journalists coming to cover the Beijing Olympics must balance convenience and paranoia when it comes to their digital security, according to Rebecca MacKinnon, former Beijing Bureau Chief of CNN who now teaches digital journalism at Hong Kong University. In this video Rebecca offers tips on how to: 1- Get behind the Great Firewall The Beijing