Beijing's Public Diplomacy Challenge
December 19, 2013
Beijing's Public Diplomacy Challenge
China’s efforts at public diplomacy have produced mixed results on the world stage.
Beijing's Public Diplomacy Challenge
After Shanghai Disappears Under a Blanket of Smog, State Media Touts It as a “Defensive Advantage”
December 10, 2013
After Shanghai Disappears Under a Blanket of Smog, State Media Touts It as a “Defensive Advantage”
Severe air pollution brings China’s financial hub to its knees as news outlets criticized over positive coverage.
After Shanghai Disappears Under a Blanket of Smog, State Media Touts It as a “Defensive Advantage”
Joe Biden: The Bull in the China Shop
December 08, 2013
Joe Biden: The Bull in the China Shop
The vice president creates waves with comments in China, but he was right to make them.
Joe Biden: The Bull in the China Shop
The China vs. India News War
September 29, 2013
The China vs. India News War
A look at how Beijing and New Delhi are spinning events across their border.
The China vs. India News War
Why is China Censoring the Global Times?
August 12, 2013
Why is China Censoring the Global Times?
The state-run newspaper took down an article after it was reposted by a famous Weibo user.
Why is China Censoring the Global Times?
Death of a Watermelon Salesman: Chengguan in a Changing China
July 31, 2013
Death of a Watermelon Salesman: Chengguan in a Changing China
The death of a fruit vendor in rural China is the latest case of chengguan brutality.
Death of a Watermelon Salesman: Chengguan in a Changing China
China Blasts Japan’s Defense White Paper
July 12, 2013
China Blasts Japan’s Defense White Paper
China’s state media wasted no time in offering withering criticism of Japan’s latest defense document.
China Blasts Japan’s Defense White Paper
A Global Times Editorial Blasts Chen Guangcheng
June 21, 2013
A Global Times Editorial Blasts Chen Guangcheng
While taking aim at Chen, the editorial is clearly aimed at other dissidents who might want to follow in his footsteps.
A Global Times Editorial Blasts Chen Guangcheng
New Global Times’ Game: Retake Diaoyu Islands From Japan
June 06, 2013
New Global Times’ Game: Retake Diaoyu Islands From Japan
Plus why Google, Ebay, and all U.S. tech companies have and will continue to fail in China. Thursday links.
New Global Times’ Game: Retake Diaoyu Islands From Japan
Media Outlets Protest State Editorial on Southern Weekly
January 08, 2013
Media Outlets Protest State Editorial on Southern Weekly
In a bold move against censorship, Chinese media outlets are running disclaimers disavowing an editorial.
Media Outlets Protest State Editorial on Southern Weekly
Is China's Global Times Misunderstood?
September 14, 2012
Is China's Global Times Misunderstood?
The Global Times is often considered a ‘hardline’ newspaper. A comprehensive reading of the editorial section tells a different story.
Is China's Global Times Misunderstood?
Bismarck, Not Zod!
July 31, 2012
Bismarck, Not Zod!
How skillful diplomacy would be better suited to achieving Chinese foreign policy goals – not senseless bluster.
Bismarck, Not Zod!
China Tries Twitter Diplomacy?
February 04, 2012
China Tries Twitter Diplomacy?
If China wants to develop its soft power then it may need to take to some of the social media sites it blocks.
China Tries Twitter Diplomacy?
Can China Control Social Media?
January 19, 2012
Can China Control Social Media?
China’s leaders have been playing up the dangers of anonymous micro-blogging. Are they making a mistake?
Can China Control Social Media?
Chinese Aftershock
November 26, 2011
Chinese Aftershock
China’s rhetoric with its neighbors has improved. But the Philippines and Vietnam aren’t taking chances.
Chinese Aftershock
April 06, 2011
Depressing on Ai Weiwei
An editorial by the Global Times is a depressing example of the lack of self-reflection by China’s government.
Depressing on Ai Weiwei
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