· May, 2018

Stories about East Asia from May, 2018

Malaysia’s new government urged to implement media reforms

"These are the principles that have now evolved after much pain and argument in most modern democracies and Malaysia would do well to join them."

Billions served? Human rights in the Facebook era

Tracking hate speech, harassment, and political censorship on the world’s largest social network

Cambodia's last independent news site sold to PR firm that worked for the ruling party

"Our editor-in-chief was fired because he stood up for independent journalism and refused to take down an article shedding light on our new publisher."

‘Peppa Pig’ has gotten too naughty for China's censors

A subculture connecting the cartoon character “Peppa Pig” with “Shehuiren”, a term that refers to organized crime syndicates, has resulted in a muddy puddle for the popular porker.

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