May 08, 2018
Zai Jian, Peppa Pig
By Biyun Song
The removal of the cartoon character is the latest example of Chinese social media giants' self-censorship.
April 16, 2018
How Chinese People View the US-China Trade War
By Mu Chunshan
What public opinion in China says about the trade frictions (and what that means for the United States).
February 27, 2018
China’s Foreign Ministry Defends the CCP’s Proposed Constitutional Amendment
By Charlotte Gao
China's government continues to forestall criticism at home and abroad.
January 27, 2018
The News China Didn’t Want Reported in 2017
By Sarah Cook
Leaked censorship directives hint at the regime’s priorities, but tighter controls have made them harder to obtain.
October 18, 2017
Chinese Internet Law: What the West Doesn’t See
By Jan Fell
Yes, China’s internet policy quashes dissent – but it also fosters innovation.
June 30, 2017
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.
June 29, 2017
China’s Propaganda Goes Viral
By Eugene K. Chow
China is changing its propaganda (and censorship) tactics for the social media age.
May 23, 2017
China’s Next Internet Crackdown
By Sarah Cook
China's Cybersecurity Law could take internet censorship to a new high.
May 18, 2017
China's Millennials: Consumer Superpower
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Helen Wang.
February 28, 2017
Why Everyone Should Support China’s Banned Feminist Voice Group
By Lotus Ruan
Even for non-feminists, the arbitrary banning of a social media group should be concerning.
March 10, 2016
WeChat: Frenemy of Chinese Activists?
By Qi Xie
For Chinese activists and dissidents, WeChat has become the platform of choice -- despite its serious limitations.
August 14, 2015
The Tianjin Explosion, As Chronicled on Chinese Social Media
By Shannon Tiezzi
How Sina Weibo brought the news story to millions.