Inside the Firewall

Inside the Firewall

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Inside the Firewall

Learning Outcomes

Media Studies (KS5/Undergraduate)
  • Explore incidences of media censorship around the world, and compare other countries’ media freedoms with the UK

Functionality

This asset shows the availability of various news websites inside China, where government censorship often blocks access to international media. The chart shows a timeline with coloured squares indicating whether a website is blocked, likely blocked, no censorship detected, or inconclusive. The user can see more details by hovering on a specific point in time. 

Subject

Communication, Digital Culture, Media Studies

Creator

ProPublica

Variables

None

Responsive

Yes

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