George Cooper (UCL) - 2020-21 Students

Censorship of online research journals in China

Since 2017, academic publishers have faced demands to censor online journal articles on politically sensitive topics in China. In a widely reported case concerning Cambridge University Press, over 300 articles were removed from the online version of a prominent Asia Studies journal, China Quarterly, at the request of research importers, containing terms such as ’Tiananmen,’ ‘Taiwan,’ ‘Hong Kong,’ ‘Xinjiang,’ ‘Uighur,’ and ‘Falun Gong.’

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