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Civil Society and China’s Global Media Footprint
April 12, 2021

Civil Society and China’s Global Media Footprint

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Sarah Cook.

Beijing Is Getting Better at Disinformation on Global Social Media
March 30, 2021

Beijing Is Getting Better at Disinformation on Global Social Media

By Sarah Cook
Its networks are resisting takedown efforts and gaining traction among real users.
China Steps Up Online Controls With New Rule for Bloggers
February 17, 2021

China Steps Up Online Controls With New Rule for Bloggers

By Associated Press
Starting next week, China’s government will require bloggers to be approved to write on a wide range of topics, including economics, education, health, and foreign affairs.

China Blocks Clubhouse, App Used for Political Discussion
February 10, 2021

China Blocks Clubhouse, App Used for Political Discussion

By Associated Press
Thousands of Chinese had flocked to the app, which allowed unfettered discussion with people abroad about democracy, Taiwan, and other sensitive topics.

At War Online: South Korea and China
December 24, 2020

At War Online: South Korea and China

By Troy Stangarone
On the battlefields of social media, conflicts between citizens of China and South Korea are increasingly common.

How Did Chinese People React to Trump’s COVID-19 Diagnosis?
October 08, 2020

How Did Chinese People React to Trump’s COVID-19 Diagnosis?

By Hemant Adlakha
Chinese social media is abuzz with a debate on whether Trump’s diagnosis should elicit sympathy or satisfaction.

What Are Chinese Saying About the Deadly Sino-Indian Border Clash?
June 19, 2020

What Are Chinese Saying About the Deadly Sino-Indian Border Clash?

By Aadil Brar
As Chinese social media users probe the conflict with India, the Chinese government keeps a tight lock on information.
The Chinese People Step up to Enforce China’s Nationalist Propaganda
May 05, 2020

The Chinese People Step up to Enforce China’s Nationalist Propaganda

By Jo Kim
Other countries need to take hyper-nationalistic rhetoric seriously, as it is both a top-down and bottom-up phenomenon.  

China’s Digital Cultural Revolution
April 29, 2020

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.

‘In Milk Tea We Trust’: How a Thai-Chinese Meme War Led to a New (Online) Pan-Asia Alliance
April 18, 2020

‘In Milk Tea We Trust’: How a Thai-Chinese Meme War Led to a New (Online) Pan-Asia Alliance

By Dan McDevitt
From #MilkTeaAlliance to #StopMekongDam, can an internet meme war translate into real-world action?

Why Some of China’s Most Ardent Nationalists Are Fangirls
April 17, 2020

Why Some of China’s Most Ardent Nationalists Are Fangirls

By Xu Xin
The latest Twitter war, centering on a Thai idol named Bright, reveals a curious trend in Chinese nationalism.
China’s Internet Freedom Hit a New Low in 2019, and the World Could Follow
November 19, 2019

China’s Internet Freedom Hit a New Low in 2019, and the World Could Follow

By Sarah Cook and Mai Truong
No user or platform is safe from the leadership’s insatiable appetite for ideological conformity.

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