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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Sensitive Words: Tiananmen (2) (Update)

Update: See below the original post. Since CDT posted a long list of terms related to Tiananmen blocked from Sina Weibo search, readers have found even more:

  • Muxidi (木樨地): A location in Beijing’s Xicheng district and site of some of the bloodiest military force against protesters.
  • Gongzhufen (公主坟): transportation hub in Beijing and site of military violence
  • June 5, 2012 7:35 AM

    Sensitive Words: The Google Files

    Last week, Google released a new feature in mainland China that alerts users to search terms that may reset their connection to the site. Searching for words like “river” or “MacDonald’s” can cut users off from Google for a minute or more. GitHub user feng92f compiled a list of 456 of these “sensitive” terms. CDT has translated the terms

    June 4, 2012 4:52 PM

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