Asia Pacific Newest constraint on Chinese journalists: the definition of 'secret'

China has banned reporters – among the most muzzled already – from publishing secret information. It has also said that restrictions on information can be applied retroactively.

By , Staff Writer

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The noose around Chinese journalists’ necks grew even tighter this week, with the announcement of new rules forbidding them from publishing sensitive information on their private blogs or passing it to foreign media.