China's netizens pressure Beijing

Activists and citizen journalists use the internet to push for change.

    In a country where media outlets are entirely state-controlled, growing numbers of Chinese people are going online to join a growing army of citizen journalists.

    But China's so-called "netizens" face a crack down at the hands of the authorities who see their internet activities as dangerous dissent.

    Al Jazeera's Melissa Chan reports from Beijing on what netizens say is a battle the authorities will eventually lose.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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