Margaret Warner traveled
to China in May 2008 to report on the changes within the country, recovery efforts
from a massive earthquake that hit the Sichuan province, and the nation's preparations
for the Summer Olympics in Beijing.
When China bested four other finalists to host the 2008 Summer Olympics, the
win brought a new global status but also renewed scrutiny on its handling of free
speech and human rights, particularly in the area of Tibet.
While Beijing put the final touches on preparations for
the Olympic Games, reporters encountered Internet curbs
despite expectations of open Web access for foreign journalists.
A reporter and media expert weigh the issue.