Dark Journalism

Epstein, Gady A.; Wei, Qu
July 2008
Forbes Asia;7/21/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 13, p18
The article presents information on journalism in China. The journalism in China is not only affected by censorship, but corruption is also increasing in this field. It is stated that bribes are part of a widespread culture of checkbook journalism in China, from reporters taking handouts at corporate press events to broadcasters selling precious airtime on the evening news to reporters blackmailing targets with the threat of exposure.


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