The recent events in China indicate that the relative liberalization of media observed in the last decades might have been more an anomaly than a new norm.
The recent Dolkam standoff reveals the growing assertiveness of the People’s Republic of China
Whether or not now is the time when the Chinese miracle comes to an end remains to be seen. But there is no doubt that China currently faces its greatest challenge since the country implemented liberalization policies and joined the world economy three decades ago.
The election of Donald Trump on November 8th of 2016 might be an indicator that the world is changing.