posted on Jul, 12 2005 @ 12:50 PM
Originally posted by chinawhite
OFF TOPIC (i need to answer Daedalus3 query)
i dont mean that i have any. the most likey place where you would find a chinese article criticising the chinese governemnt would be chinese. acording
to a estimate there is some 7000 newspapers and more than 310million papers a day. something in their must have been posted.
Does this state control media??. does india have that much newspapers
[edit on 12-7-2005 by chinawhite]
AS I said.. if there are soo many papers then you'll have NO problem finding any articles online(if they exist).. Babelfish translations would do
If you can't show examples of this so called "freedom of press" and there are more than 7000 newspapers then I'm SURE you can find some steadfast
In India a good example of an "anti-establishment/incumbancy" publication is the "Frontline"...
THe NUMBER of papers published is not important.. People will argue that "Singapore" has more press freedom than China.. That doesn't mean
singapore has more papers than china.. It means that a higher percentage of sing newspapers utilise their freedom to criticise the establishment when
they deem necessary..
Are you saying that Xinhua.. which is online obv. doesn't print anti-establishment stuff? IF it did.. I'm sure you'd have given the info, link et
India probably has lesser publications than china AND a lesser amt of them online than china but still you fail to quote any concrete
anti-establishment newsgroup/institution etc etc. online.. That says it all..
I rest my case..
P.S: I am willing to debate this AND the NPT violations on the debate forum as a FORMAL debate under the scrutiny of neutral adjudicators in the form
of a DEBATE if you're game.. Maybe then one of us will shut up and agree or maybe even leave ATS if the one judged wrong disagrees with the