Whether China’s officialdom likes it or not, the story of the Olympics is human rights – and journalists want a full set of reporting tools at their disposal. A dust-up over Internet access is only one small piece of the complex and demanding task of getting the full story while at the same time making gains for press freedom globally.
What progress – if any – have journalists made in the Olympic arena? Here’s a look back at some of J-Source’s coverage in 2008:
To keep up on press freedom’s medal count during the Games, visit the Foreign Correspondents Club of China site.