Covert Malaysian Campaign Touched A Wide Range Of American Media

Covert Malaysian Campaign Touched A Wide Range Of American Media
View this image › Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak ® talks to Foreign Minister Anifah Aman outside Razak’s office in Putrajaya, near Kuala Lumpur on February 28. Bazuki Muhammad / Reuters A range of mainstream American publications printed paid propaganda for the government of Malaysia, much of it focused on the campaign against a pro-democracy figure there. The payments to conservative American opinion writers — […]
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For Chinese Bloggers, Going Viral Can Mean Jail Time

For Chinese Bloggers, Going Viral Can Mean Jail Time
View this image › weibo.com A Weibo user poking fun of China’s new online “rumor-busting” law. View this image › rusukiri.blogspot.com The Sept. 14 news footage is eerie: Celebrity blogger Charles Xue sits in jail, confessing to Chinese state interviewers that he shouldn’t have criticized politicians on Weibo, a Twitter-like social network. “My celebrity status got to my head,” he says to the camera. “Being […]
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