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 Inner Mongolian folk music at the University of Cambridge and The Ohio State University. Her master's thesis on folk music and Mongolian identity is available here.
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Minitrue: Guangxi Shooting, Shanxi Explosions

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. Chinese journalists and bloggers often refer to these instructions as Directives from the Ministry of Truth.

One person was killed by explosions outside the Communist Party headquarters in Taiyuan, Shanxi. (@黄杰ing/Weibo)

November 7, 2013 9:25 AM

Word of the Week: Scale the Wall

Zola scales the wall. (High Tech Low Life)
翻墙 (fān qiáng): scale the wall The “wall” refers to the Great Firewall of China, a large-scale, complex censorship apparatus by which the Chinese government blocks certain foreign websites and information, preventing Chinese netizens from accessing them. The Internet as it exists within the Great Firewall is known as the 

November 6, 2013 12:00 PM

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