[Reuters] China media freedoms in limbo as Olympic rules end

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[Reuters] China media freedoms in limbo as Olympic rules end - 10/17/08 06:08 AM

BEIJING (Reuters) - China was silent on media freedom on Friday, the expiry date of special Olympic regulations that had officially allowed foreign journalists to report freely in most of the country for nearly two years. Local governments across China, which once had to approve any visit by overseas correspondents to their regions, said they would still follow the temporary rules in the short term.