TITLE

Games Headed to an Olympic Bust

AUTHOR(S)
Wickham, Rhonda
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Wireless Week;8/1/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 13, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the move of China in banning the online access for the Olympic games. She states that the government has censored Internet access and other means of communication to broadcast only the specific Olympic events. She adds that they also recruited few bloggers to post stories about the competitions without political involvement.
ACCESSION #
33718904

 

Related Articles

  • Olympian China: Meet the Largest and Most Censored Pool of Internet Users in the World. Musiani, Francesca // Peace & Conflict Monitor;May2008, p5 

    The article discusses the restricted Internet access that China gives its citizens. China is reported to have the largest group of Internet users in the world according to the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC). The four most popular websites in China are Baidu.com, QQ.com,...

  • At what cost will China run its Olympic victory lap?  // Media: Asia's Media & Marketing Newspaper;8/7/2008, p19 

    The article comments on the implications of China's hosting of the 2008 Beijing Olympics. It also discusses the important social and media changes taking place after a barrage of negative publicity China received in the foreign media over internet censorship, pollution in the host city, and its...

  • THE OLYMPICS ISSUE.  // Billboard;8/9/2008, Vol. 120 Issue 32, p19 

    The article introduces a series of articles about the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China and their impact on the music industry. Topics addressed include the venues built for the games and the likely uses to which they will be put afterwards, which include functioning as music facilities for...

  • Tadiran Provides Communications to Indian Railways.  // Worldwide Telecom;Aug2011, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p7 

    The article reports that Tadiran Telecom, a leader in Internet Protocol (IP) telephony and telecommunications in Petach Tikva, Israel, has been selected to provide a version of its Coral IPx to the Indian Railways Project Management Unit (IRPMU). Tadiran's partner, BPL Telecom, was chosen to...

  • Olympic Committee Vaults Over Censorship Controversy.  // New American (08856540);9/1/2008, Vol. 24 Issue 18, p8 

    The article reports on the statements of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over the controversy concerning its alleged Olympics Internet censorship deal with China. IOC spokeswoman Giselle Davies asserts that no deal has been made to censor the Internet. The controversy started when the...

  • Blue Skies for the Beijing Olympics. Ness, Andrew // China Business Review;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p48 

    Describes the environmental, transportation and other infrastructure problems of Beijing, China and the efforts of the government officials to resolve the problems in time for the 2008 Olympic Games to be held in the city. Volume of sandy dust which blankets the city each spring; Budget for...

  • Best of the blogs.  // Media: Asia's Media & Marketing Newspaper;8/7/2008, p2 

    The article presents some blogs concerning the 2008 Beijing Olympics in China. They include one by Rick Martin of Little Red Blog about the commitment of the Beijing Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games (BOCOG) to provide sufficient access to the internet for reporters, and another by...

  • Bidding war starts over Olympic IPTV rights. De Jonqieres, Julian // Media: Asia's Media & Marketing Newspaper;5/18/2007, p5 

    The article reports that a bidding war among Chinese internet sites for online broadcasting rights for the 2008 Olympic Games has started. Sohu, Sina, NetEase and QQ, as well as a host of other websites, were thought to be taking part, with bids expected to exceed US$10 million. The online...

  • GRINS AT THE GAMES. Coonan, Clifford // Daily Variety;8/15/2008, Vol. 300 Issue 30, p5 

    The article reports on the controversy of Chinese soccer team in the Olympic Games held in Beijing, China. The host country's team is the source of much good-natured online humor, whose consistent failure has made them the butt of ribbing in the soccer-mad nation. China excels in many Olympic...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics