China: Journalist sues Shanghai

A Shanghai journalist sues the municipal government for denying him an interview, a move which stands to set a foundation for freedom of information law in China.

“It is the first time a reporter challenges the government in court,” writes China Herald blogger Fons Tuinstra, “and other media are speculating that this might be the beginning of a radical change in China's media.”

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