China, where the media is openly controlledrnby the state, is an example of "softrntotalitarianism"; Johnson contrasts thernChinese system with the Japanese modelrnof speech control, wherernsuch freedoms exist on paper butrnare attenuated in part by cartelizationrnof the news mediaâ€”pressrnclubs in Japan can impose collectivernor individual penalties on journalistsrnwho report news . . .
January 1975April 21, 2022By The Archive
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