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In an unexpected turnaround, China released journalist Gao Yu on parole

Amidst China’s ongoing crackdown on journalists critical of the government, authorities have made an unexpected concession.

Gao Yu, a 71-year-old journalist who was jailed for allegedly leaking “state secrets” to international media, was granted medical parole, … 255 more words

Breaking: Tianjin China HIT AGAIN! < UPDATED

8th blast
in two months rocks China: Tianjin port city hit again, two months after fatal explosion

The official Xinhua News Agency reported Tuesday that a blast hit a warehouse for alcohol materials in the city Monday night and started a fire. 444 more words

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China hopes censorship and patriotic netizens will make its WWII parade a global victory

There are plenty of complaints ahead of China’s Sept. 3 WWII victory march plans. International critics are worried the military parade could whip up nationalism in the country, 483 more words

China's censors are cracking down on the Party's main mouthpiece, the People's Daily

The People’s Daily newspaper, the leading mouthpiece of China’s Communist Party, almost always trumpets the government’s official policies and ideologies. But now two of its top leaders  517 more words

Why Chinese censorship couldn't stop 'Big Bang Theory' fans

Last week The Big Bang Theory reappeared in China, more than a year after being mysteriously blocked from viewers.

Back in April 2014, the CBS hit disappeared from a legal video-streaming site, for reasons the country’s television regulator never explained. 777 more words


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