New York Times launches website in Chinese language
pretzellogicJune 28, 2012, 12:56 PM
Cool. I wonder if the Chinese language version will continue having content around Bo XiLai same as the English language version.
Sorry, missed your point a bit. Here's an extract from the article:
The New York Times's Media Decoder blog said that the site would "follow the paper's journalistic standards".
Joseph Kahn, the paper's foreign editor, said that while the Chinese government occasionally blocked certain articles from nytimes.com, he was hopeful it would be receptive to the Chinese-language service.
"We're not tailoring it to the demands of the Chinese government," he said. "China operates a very vigorous firewall. We have no control over that. We hope and expect that Chinese officials will welcome what we're doing."
Make what you can of that.
bababardwanJune 28, 2012, 12:57 PM
Thanks toianw. This bit was interesting:
"But two of its social media accounts were suspended for several days, underscoring the difficulties that foreign companies face as they seek users in a vast but heavily censored internet market."
I feel like I need something lighter and fluffier to read, till my Chinese gets to a much higher level. I did recently discover Paris Match on the internet for French and that was spot on. I'd like something similar for Chinese. Ps...not saying Paris Match is light and fluffy, just under the impression NYT is probably pretty serious but confess I don't read it.