Author: Anne Henochowicz

Anne Henochowicz is the China Digital Times translations editor. She has contributed to Foreign Policy, The China Beat, the Cairo Review of Global Affairs, The Postcolonialist, and Nieman Reports. She earned her masters in Chinese literature and folklore from The Ohio State University and in ethnomusicology from the University of Cambridge.
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Minitrue: Scrub Story on Shuttered Libraries

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect the source. All websites are to delete the article “22 Village Libraries Built by Peking University Graduate Continue to Be Forced to Stop Operations.” The media absolutely must not

September 19, 2014 10:58 AM

Sensitive Words: Sending Away the Plague God (Updated)

Update: The play on words in the blocked keyword “Liu Yunshan” is now explained. As of September 18, 2014, the following search terms were blocked on Sina Weibo (not including the “search for user” function). Sending Away the Plague God “Send away the plague god” (送瘟神 sòng wēnshén) is a figure of speech usually referring to getting rid of something

September 18, 2014 11:48 AM

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