In response to reports today that the BBC's Chinese language news site and Voice
of America in Chinese have been banned in
"It's clear that
has no intention of fulfilling the hopes it raised when it was awarded the 2008 Olympic Games that the Chinese media universe would enter a period of expansion. Instead, all we have seen is a continuation of the same narrow policies of official resistance and restriction of foreign and local media," said Bob Dietz, CPJ's China Asiaprogram coordinator.