CUP row ‘shows need for new approach to Chinese censors’ | THE News

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"It is time to 'reconsider' how Chinese censorship is dealt with by the rest of the world, according to an academic who started a petition against Cambridge University Press’ now-reversed decision to block access to politically sensitive journal articles in China.

Christopher Balding, associate professor of economics at Peking University, said that for too long universities have assumed that China would gradually embrace academic freedom as a result of interaction with the West, but it is evident that this approach is not working."


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Date tagged:

08/23/2017, 00:24

Date published:

08/22/2017, 20:24