Melissa Block talks with David Bandurski, researcher with Hong Kong University's China Media Project, about Chinese media coverage of the July 23 high-speed rail crash in Wenzhou. Bandurski says both state-run and commercial media covered the crash aggressively for a week, defying a government ban on coverage. A subsequent directive from propaganda authorities largely put an end to that this past weekend.
Defying Ban, Chinese Media Covers Rail Crash
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