lørdag 19. august 2017

Cambridge University Press accused of 'selling its soul' over Chinese censorship

The world’s oldest publishing house, Cambridge University Press, has been accused of being an accomplice to the Communist party’s bid to whitewash Chinese history after it agreed to purge hundreds of politically-sensitive articles from its Chinese website at the behest of Beijing’s censors. The publisher confirmed on Friday that it had complied with a Chinese request to block more than 300 articles from the China Quarterly, a leading China studies journal, in order “to ensure that other academic and educational materials we publish remain available to researchers and educators” in China.

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Cambridge University Press limits access to articles in China
Forced to comply or shut down, Cambridge University Press’s China Quarterly removes 300 articles in China