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Kudos to the Global Times for publishing a lengthy special report about an annual conference of investigative journalists in China. Its publication on the same day the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to imprisoned free-speech advocate Liu Xiaobo (although the event took place in November) indicates that support for the concept cannot be entirely quashed even in state-run media. The article describes the many ways authorities try to suppress the conference, as well as the stories that attendees deemed most worthy.

Advocates of free speech are encouraged to take a look at the article and appreciate the risks Chinese editors and reporters must take to practice genuine journalism:

http://special.globaltimes.cn/2010-12/600744.html

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