Badiucao Ebook: Watching Big Brother

China Digital Times has published a new eBook, “Watching Big Brother: Political Cartoons by Badiucao.” Born in Shanghai and currently based in Australia, Badiucao is one of...

Pakistan Project Faces Security, Rights Concerns

China and Pakistan have enjoyed close diplomatic relations since the two modern nations’ early days. Chinese leaders have been known to refer to Pakistan as an “all-weather...

UK Challenges China Over Missing HK Bookseller

In a bi-annual report to the British Parliament, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond expressed serious concerns over the disappearance of Lee Bo, a Hong Kong bookseller and...

Translation: The Fall of Commentary to Newspeak

This year’s CCTV Spring Festival Gala, a four-plus-hour pageant of song, dance, and sketch comedy, turned off some viewers who complained that the propaganda was laid on...

China’s Young Reporters Give Up on Journalism...

While authorities have long viewed the media as a platform to voice the will of the Party, China’s media professionals have seen growing constraints since Xi Jinping came to power...

Loyalty Drive Continues Ahead of Leadership Shift

The start of 2016 has been marked by mounting calls for loyalty to the Chinese Communist Party and its “core leader,” Xi Jinping. Many viewers of this week’s CCTV...