Author: Anne Henochowicz

Anne Henochowicz is a writer and translator. She was the Translations Editor at China Digital Times from 2011-2016. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, the Cairo Review of Books, The Postcolonialist, and Foreign Policy. 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.
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After Flood, Logic with Chinese Characteristics

While netizens focus on the floods in Beijing, the state-run media has pointedly avoided the situation. The day after torrential rains crippled the capital, six newspapers ran the following headline from a speech by President Hu Jintao, as capturing in an image on Weibo: The Whole Party and the People of Every Nationality in the Country Unite with Speed and Force, Forging Valiantly

July 25, 2012 8:47 PM

Word of the Week: Believe It or Not, I Do

Editor’s Note: The Word of the Week comes from China Digital Space’s Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and frequently encountered in online political discussions. These are the words of China’s online “resistance discourse,” used to mock and subvert the official language around censorship and political correctness.

July 25, 2012 12:00 PM

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