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China: Self-Censorship Displaces Western Threats
March 03, 2015

China: Self-Censorship Displaces Western Threats

By Yuxin A. Zhang
Chinese officials need not worry, the Chinese public does a good job censoring itself.
How Weibo Is Changing Local Governance in China
August 06, 2014

How Weibo Is Changing Local Governance in China

By Min Jiang & Jesper Schlæger
While most studies of Chinese social media focus on censorship, Weibo is helping to improve local governance in China.

China’s War on the Internet
July 26, 2014

China’s War on the Internet

By Tyler Roney
With more Chinese going online, the CCP has strengthened its effort to create an Internet with Chinese Characteristics.

Xi Jinping and Social Media: Harnessing the People’s Voice
March 20, 2014

Xi Jinping and Social Media: Harnessing the People’s Voice

By Su-Mei Ooi and Brittanie Redd
China’s president uses social media to attract public support, while cracking down on social media users.

China’s Crackdown on Cyber Activism
January 13, 2014

China’s Crackdown on Cyber Activism

By Michael Caster
The government is trying to inhibit the growing power of online activism in China.
Shanghai’s Peace Hotel Ushers in Tea Dance Revival
September 11, 2013

Shanghai’s Peace Hotel Ushers in Tea Dance Revival

A nostalgic social dance in Shanghai that was phased out during World War II has returned.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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