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China online censorship

How Zero COVID Protests Broke Through China’s Internet Censorship

How Zero COVID Protests Broke Through China’s Internet Censorship

By Larry Mullin
China’s infamous Great Firewall cracked amid late November’s protests – the exact thing the censorship apparatus was designed to prevent.

China’s Nationalist Cancel Culture

China’s Nationalist Cancel Culture

By Bingqing Yang
In China, celebrities can be blacklisted in the span of days – or even hours – for perceived offenses against national dignity.
Ghost in the Machine: A Faceless, Famous Chinese Blogger Goes Silent

Ghost in the Machine: A Faceless, Famous Chinese Blogger Goes Silent

By Jesse Turland
An anonymous Chinese tech and political blogger called “Program-Think” stopped posting in May, and rumors are swirling as to why.

China’s Digital Cultural Revolution

China’s Digital Cultural Revolution

By Johanna M. Costigan and Xu Xin
Hyper-nationalist online attacks, like the campaign against Fang Fang, have disturbing parallels to the Mao era.

China’s Schools, Forced Online By Coronavirus, Run Into Censors

China’s Schools, Forced Online By Coronavirus, Run Into Censors

By Associated Press
With schools closed indefinitely, teachers are giving lectures online – where they risk abrupt and often unexplained censorship.

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?

Worried About Huawei? Take a Closer Look at Tencent

Worried About Huawei? Take a Closer Look at Tencent

By Sarah Cook
The Chinese social media giant is a growing global force, and it does the bidding of the Communist Party.

Uyghurs’ Present Is the Future for Most Chinese

Uyghurs’ Present Is the Future for Most Chinese

By Chauncey Jung
Even Chinese overseas are not exempt from Beijing’s constant control.
Facebook’s Plan to Enter China Is Doomed to Fail

Facebook’s Plan to Enter China Is Doomed to Fail

By Chuzi Xiao
It's not just a question of censorship; many Chinese government policies would work against Facebook.

China’s Party Congress Hints at Media Strategy for a ‘New Era’

China’s Party Congress Hints at Media Strategy for a ‘New Era’

By Sarah Cook
China stresses party dominance, innovative propaganda, cultural influence, and globalization of its governance model.

China’s Newest Censorship Methods on Display

China’s Newest Censorship Methods on Display

By Sarah Cook
A month riddled with perilous anniversaries offers a showcase for the Communist Party's upgraded internet controls.

The WeChat Phenomenon: Social Media with Chinese Characteristics

The WeChat Phenomenon: Social Media with Chinese Characteristics

By Lauren Dickey
WeChat has become an inescapable part of life in China, but its popularity carries risks.
China’s Propaganda Goes Viral

China’s Propaganda Goes Viral

By Eugene K. Chow
China is changing its propaganda (and censorship) tactics for the social media age.

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