Author: Anne Henochowicz

Anne Henochowicz is the Translations Editor at China Digital Times. Her writing has appeared in Foreign Policy, The China Beat, the Cairo Review of Global Affairs, The Postcolonialist, and Nieman Reports. She is an alumna of the Penn Kemble Democracy Forum Fellowship at the National Endowment for Democracy. Before tracking Chinese social media, Anne studied folklore and literature of ethnic minorities in China, focusing on Inner Mongolia, at the University of Cambridge and The Ohio State University.
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2012: A Grass-Mud Horse Year in Review

From Bo Xilai’s dramatic fall from power, to Chen Guangcheng’s daring escape to the U.S. Embassy, to numerous sordid sex scandals, 2012 has been an incredibly eventful year in China. China’s 500 million netizens have provided a running commentary on these and other events using memes, veiled references, and wordplays. Take this quiz to see how much you know about China’s

December 31, 2012 2:12 PM

Ministry of Truth: Quiet on Freedom of Speech Case

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by central government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. Central Propaganda Department: Without exception, strictly employ Xinhua wire copy in reporting the overruling of the Ren Jianyu case and related issues. Do not put the story on the front page or lure readers to it. Do not alter headlines. Do not

December 31, 2012 9:37 AM