Chinese language news outlets in Australia ‘self-censor’ to avoid repercussions

Published Sep 29 2021 at 9:00 PM GMT
  • Chinese language community news groups in Australia are publishing news censored by translators they use in China to avoid potential repercussions in Beijing, an Australian think tank said.
  • A report by the Lowy Institute found that staff working in mainland China exercised self-censorship when translating news stories taken from mainstream Australian media into Chinese for community newspapers because they feared retribution by Beijing over any content perceived as negative.



  • Published Sep 29, 2021 9:00 PM GMT