Wednesday, June 20, 2007

[The Chosun Ilbo, June 8 2007] Will China's Press Become More Free Than Korea's?

China is not a country of press freedoms. It was Mao Zedong who famously said, "To have power you need two things: the gun and the pen," and since then China has maintained an iron grip on the pen. As far as freedom of the press is concerned, China can't compare to South Korea. Or that was true in the past, anyway.

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