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Remembering Radio Beijing: 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre

Today is the 25th anniversary of the horrible events that took place in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989, during which Chinese troops opened fire on unarmed student demonstrators. In this off-air shortwave radio recording of Radio Beijing, made on June … Continue reading

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Syria stifles the Internet while Canada stifles shortwave

This past Saturday, I found the irony a bit much to take: on one hand, there was Syria, a highly volatile country struggling for stability, while on the other hand, there was…Canada? Both, on the same fateful day, effecting media … Continue reading

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