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August 03, 2020

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Tencent investment in Reddit sparks censorship worry

Tencent investment in Reddit sparks censorship worry

Reddit confirmed Monday a new funding round that included a $150 million investment by Chinese technology behemoth Tencent, prompting concerns that "the front page of the internet" might wind up censored.San Francisco-based Reddit raised a total of $300 mill

Netflix censorship risks helping Saudi crackdown: Amnesty

Netflix censorship risks helping Saudi crackdown: Amnesty

Netflix's decision to pull an episode of a show critical of Saudi authorities risks facilitating a crackdown on freedom of expression in the kingdom, Amnesty International said Wednesday."Saudi Arabia's censorship of Netflix... is further proof of a relentl

Weibo eyes expansion to 'Chinese-speaking world'

Weibo eyes expansion to 'Chinese-speaking world'

Chinese social media giant Weibo is making a push into foreign markets and is considering launching new products in different languages, a senior executive told AFP, brushing off concerns over censorship and credibility.The Twitter-style platform has long been

Tunis hosts international journalism forum

Tunis hosts international journalism forum

Hundreds of journalists, many from countries where censorship is rife, have converged on the Tunisian capital for a conference on freedom of expression and new challenges facing the media.The three-day forum, which opened on Thursday, has attracted 600 journal

Trump alleges social media 'censorship' of conservatives

Trump alleges social media 'censorship' of conservatives

US President Donald Trump on Saturday accused social media platforms of "totally discriminating" against users with right-wing views while dubbing mainstream news outlets CNN and MSNBC "sick."The president's comments come after several top social media pl