This is why our constitutional freedoms and a decentralized govt are so important. These kinds of things still do happen in the world. They are not relics from a distant past.
Here is an article about the news and internet crackdown.
If we continue to give away our rights to combat the War against Whatever (every administration has one), we will become more and more like China.
We are becoming more and more like China. CFR is a type of press blackout and it’s aimed at political speech. In a logical progression it expands from there to eventually attacking anyone who criticizes the government.