Peter Hessler: Travels with My Censor

Recounting the experience of publishing his books in China, Peter Hessler describes shifts in political acceptability over the years, and his censor’s efforts to bring foreign...

Drawing the News: The Shared Fate of the Pigsty

Chai Jing’s documentary about China’s air pollution, “Under the Dome,” went viral over the weekend, tallying over 100 million views on major Chinese video sites. Addressing...

Minitrue: Don’t Hype ‘Under the Dome’...

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect...

Chai Jing: “Under the Dome”

On February 28 2015, former China Central Television anchor Chai Jing released a powerful, self-funded documentary about smog. The 104-minute video, “Under the Dome,”...

Sensitive: Cutlassfish Zhou, Textbook Revenue, More...

As of February 27, the following search terms are blocked on Weibo (not including the “search for user” function). Zhou Xiaoping: In October 2014, Xi Jinping praised patriotic ...

U.S. Presses China on Technology Rules

China’s pursuit of full-spectrum digital control over the past year has involved promotion of new international norms on “Internet sovereignty,” tightened...