Who Are the Major Targets of Chinese Repression?

By now, it should be clear that China runs the biggest propaganda mill in the world, engages in the most extensive censorship on the planet, and has the most sophisticated Internet control system U.S. companies have ever helped devise. At this juncture, it is useful to circle back and look more closely at who the major targets of Chinese repression are.

Fear Is Mightier Than the Pen

Journalism has become the third most dangerous job in China after mining and the police.

—Reporters Without Borders

Some of the biggest targets of Chinese repression are homegrown Chinese journalists. Soft targets include any journalists who stray from the party line. Hard targets include investigative journalists ...

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