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A Loser of Great Intrigue

Today is the first time I’ve written in more than a week. Some of that is my fault. Laziness. Apathy. The desire to watch more than one movie in a day. 741 more words

My Life

China Reporters Foundation Establishes Gao Yu Citizen Journalism Award to Promote Press Freedom in China

Dear friends and colleagues,

We have just launched Gao Yu Citizen Journalism Award in honor of our veteran Chinese journalist Gao Yu, who has been recently sentenced to a 7-year jail term by the Chinese authorities on baseless charge of “illegally providing state secrets beyond borders.” Now we are planning a campaign to raise funds for her early release, and for the 2016 Award ceremony in Hong Kong on World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2016. 240 more words

China Censorship

With its bizarre numerical WeChat ban, the Chinese government has reached peak Tiananmen paranoia

26 years ago tomorrow, the People’s Liberation Army mowed down protesters in Tiananmen Square and elsewhere in Beijing. Though it’s never openly discussed in China, behind closed doors people refer to the massacre simply by its date, “six-four,” for June 4th. 364 more words

China's military has declared war on Western thought on the internet

China’s military says the internet has become its main ideological battlefield and that it should build a “Great Wall” online to protect the country’s citizens from “hostile Western forces.” A  391 more words

Chinese Censor TV Cleavage

.[i] The government spent millions to cover actresses’ cleavage in a popular TV historical drama The Empress of China, adopted by Hong Kong as well because of the “unhealthy images.” 170 more words

Media

China pursues cyberpolitics by other means again with Github attack

Late last Wednesday, a San Francisco-based website used by software developers began being overwhelmed with requests in a classic type of attack that appears to be the work of Chinese hackers, according to a report. 372 more words

Tech

Why China just censored a busty Tang Dynasty soap opera

Plunging necklines are the latest victim of Chinese censors. The soap opera “The Empress of China”— based on the life of Wu Zetian, a seventh-century concubine-transformed-empress—was abruptly pulled from the air days after its release at the end of December. 273 more words