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Freezing Point and the expansion of public debate in China

Three articles worth reading if you are following the debate about the closure of news magazine Freezing Point, and the debate about censorship in China that the closure has started:

LA Times: In China, Free Speech Shows Its Teeth
ESWN: The Li-Lu Statement On Freezing Point
Open Democracy: Beijing's media chill by Isabel Hilton

This debate is far more important in terms of its effect on Chinese freedom of expression than what is being discussed at the U.S. Congressional hearings about Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and Cisco in China.

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