News & opinion on Greater China and the even Greater Beyond: by Biff Cappuccino.

Thursday, April 14, 2005

Some things you won't find in Chinese history textbooks: the 1989 democracy movement, the millions who died in a famine caused by misguided communist policies or China's military attacks on India and Vietnam. As China criticizes Japan for new textbooks that critics say minimize wartime abuses like the Japanese military forcing Asian women into sexual slavery, Beijing's own schoolbooks have significant omissions about the communist system's own history and relations with its neighbors. (link)

Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO, News Corporation, speaks on journalism issues and takes questions at a luncheon hosted by the American Society of Newspaper Editors.
(video link)

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