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China Intensifies Crackdown on Social Media Rumors
September 03, 2013
China Intensifies Crackdown on Social Media Rumors
Weibo users are being arrested for spreading conspiracy theories, asking questions and mixing up statistics.
China Intensifies Crackdown on Social Media Rumors
Chinese Media Bungles Syria Photo Selection
September 03, 2013
Chinese Media Bungles Syria Photo Selection
A photo meant to show Americans criticizing military action on Syria features China protesters too.
Chinese Media Bungles Syria Photo Selection
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?
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
Bo Xilai’s Trial Could Start This Week
July 24, 2013
Bo Xilai’s Trial Could Start This Week
Does Bo’s trial explain former President Jiang Zemin’s recent appearance? Wednesday China links.
Bo Xilai’s Trial Could Start This Week
Confucian Crackdown: New Chinese Law Enforces Filial Piety
July 04, 2013
Confucian Crackdown: New Chinese Law Enforces Filial Piety
Too busy to visit your parents? In China, this could mean fines or detention.
Confucian Crackdown: New Chinese Law Enforces Filial Piety
Facebook Booming in Asia – Local Competition, Too
June 26, 2013
Facebook Booming in Asia – Local Competition, Too
Facebook is growing faster in Asia than anywhere else, but local social media are catching up.
Facebook Booming in Asia – Local Competition, Too
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
Chinese Artistic Portrait Photography Goes Underwater
April 10, 2013
Chinese Artistic Portrait Photography Goes Underwater
China’s love of wearing fancy period outfits and posing for glamorous portraits has gone underwater.
Chinese Artistic Portrait Photography Goes Underwater
Weibo: The Real People’s Daily
March 26, 2013
Weibo: The Real People’s Daily
China’s popular microblogging site Weibo has become the nation’s premier online outlet for public opinion.
Weibo: The Real People’s Daily
Brad Pitt Thaws China Ties
February 07, 2013
Brad Pitt Thaws China Ties
Brad Pitt, who is banned from entering China, has opened a Weibo account and is studying Mandarin. Why?
Brad Pitt Thaws China Ties
China's Forgotten Non-Communist Parties
August 25, 2012
China's Forgotten Non-Communist Parties
Although often overlooked, the CCP allows a number of legalized political parties in China.
China's Forgotten Non-Communist Parties
China’s New Political Class: The People
July 27, 2012
China’s New Political Class: The People
“Chinese citizens are making their voices heard on the Internet and their actions felt on the streets.”
China’s New Political Class: The People
How Weibo “Killed” Kim Jong-un
February 11, 2012
How Weibo “Killed” Kim Jong-un
Rumors of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s death were premature. But why did China let such chatter take on a life of its own?
How Weibo “Killed” Kim Jong-un
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