Chinese Don’t Believe They’re Being Watched and Censored
April 03, 2014
Chinese Don’t Believe They’re Being Watched and Censored
A new poll finds Chinese citizens don't feel they are being monitored or censored by the government.
Chinese Don’t Believe They’re Being Watched and Censored
Colbert Under Fire for Anti-Asian Joke
March 28, 2014
Colbert Under Fire for Anti-Asian Joke
Using the hashtag #CancelColbert, social media users are calling for The Colbert Report to be cancelled.
Colbert Under Fire for Anti-Asian Joke
Smarter Diplomacy: Doubling Down on People-to-People
March 14, 2014
Smarter Diplomacy: Doubling Down on People-to-People
Citizen exchanges are an easy and cost-effective means for countries hoping to build influence overseas.
Smarter Diplomacy: Doubling Down on People-to-People
Kim Jong-Un Impersonator Delights Hong Kong, the Internet
November 15, 2013
Kim Jong-Un Impersonator Delights Hong Kong, the Internet
After a viral photograph, one Australian man became a full-time “dictator.”
Kim Jong-Un Impersonator Delights Hong Kong, the Internet
The Allies and Enemies of Xi Jinping
October 01, 2013
The Allies and Enemies of Xi Jinping
One can learn a lot about the new Chinese leadership by who its allies and enemies are, and how it deals with both.
The Allies and Enemies of Xi Jinping
China Arrests Weibo Users for Lying
August 24, 2013
China Arrests Weibo Users for Lying
China’s crackdown on the online rumor mill is being cheered by official media and most netizens.
China Arrests Weibo Users for Lying
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?
 China’s Collapse Will Be Worse Than Soviet Union, Xinhua Says
August 04, 2013
China’s Collapse Will Be Worse Than Soviet Union, Xinhua Says
Plus, PLA hacking unit caught trying to break into industrial water plant in US. Weekend China links.
China’s Collapse Will Be Worse Than Soviet Union, Xinhua Says
Local Chinese Officials Turn to “Black” PR Firms
June 18, 2013
Local Chinese Officials Turn to “Black” PR Firms
Fearful of social media and Xi’s anti-graft campaign, some local officials are using firms to scrub their corruption from the web.
Local Chinese Officials Turn to “Black” PR Firms
Beyond the Great Firewall: How and What China Censors
June 11, 2013
Beyond the Great Firewall: How and What China Censors
New research provides fresh insight into how authorities censor social media sites, and what they’re after.
Beyond the Great Firewall: How and What China Censors
Survey: 66 Percent of WeChat Users Will Not Pay For Service
May 01, 2013
Survey: 66 Percent of WeChat Users Will Not Pay For Service
Users are unwilling to pay for the popular mobile messaging service WeChat, a new survey has found.
Survey: 66 Percent of WeChat Users Will Not Pay For Service
Xi Jinping: China's First Social Media President?
January 08, 2013
Xi Jinping: China's First Social Media President?
If Xi is able to master social media to serve his own ends his power and ability to craft policy could grow.
Xi Jinping: China's First Social Media President?
China, International Law, and Cyberspace
October 08, 2012
China, International Law, and Cyberspace
China wants new treaties governing cyberattacks. Could there be an ulterior motive?
China, International Law, and Cyberspace
Southeast Asia's Internet Dilemma
September 25, 2012
Southeast Asia's Internet Dilemma
Surveillance cameras at internet cafés, harsh accountability standards for webmasters and the specter of self-censorship have many questioning the future of Internet freedom.
Southeast Asia's Internet Dilemma
India's Internet Freedom Nightmare
August 25, 2012
India's Internet Freedom Nightmare
India has called out Facebook, Twitter and Google over what it deems to be “objectionable” online content. With recent violence powered through social media, can balance be found?
India's Internet Freedom Nightmare
Thailand Tries Twitter Censorship
February 02, 2012
Thailand Tries Twitter Censorship
Twitter’s recent announcement that it will allow local censorship, a move embraced by Thailand, is troubling.
Thailand Tries Twitter Censorship
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