Hackers Hit HK Media, Democracy Movement

As advocacy groups note Beijing’s increasing influence over the media in Hong Kong, and after recent violent attacks against Hong Kong journalists, the Hong Kong Journalists...

China Monitors the Internet and the Public Pays the Bill...

Global Voices has translated an article from Hong Kong’s InMedia (獨立媒體) [Chinese] on the scope, work, rapid growth, and public cost of China’s government-ordered ...

Sensitive Words: Shache Incident, Guo Boxiong, More...

As of July 28, the following search terms were blocked on Sina Weibo (not including the “search for user” function). Terror in Shache County, Xinjiang More than 24 hours after...

Minitrue: Violent Terror Incident in Shache, Xinjiang...

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...

Dead and Alive: Metaphors for (Dis)Obeying the Law

As the OSI food safety scandal rolls on, with some McDonald’s restaurants reportedly selling only drinks and French fries, Victor Mair explores a meat plant worker’s...

China Targets Microsoft in Possible Monopoly Probe

Microsoft appears to have attracted the attention of Chinese business regulators, soon after the announcement of an antitrust investigation into U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm. The...