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China Cuts Off Access to Western News Sites

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China Cuts Off Access to Western News Sites

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China Cuts Off Access to Western News Sites

China Cuts Off Access to Western News Sites

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Over the past week of uprisings in Tibet, the Chinese government has cut access to Western media websites to keep the Chinese people from finding out how serious the crisis has been.

James Fallows of Atlantic Monthly talks to Susan Stamberg about how China's "Great Firewall" works.