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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Wenzhou Internet Police: May We Follow This User?

A request from the Wenzhou Internet police to surveil a Weibo user posting about church crosses has been making the rounds on Weibo and Twitter: On August 23, 2015 at 8:29 p.m., Internet user Fr_Francis_Jonathan published a post to Sina Weibo stating that Houyang Church of Taishun, Wenzhou has re-erected a cross. The post includes a photo of the church and the accompanying text “Houyang

August 25, 2015 2:14 PM

Drawing the News: “Domestic Logic” Season 1 Part 3

Weibo user MeiyouYangXiansheng (@没有羊先生) posted a collection of web comics poking fun at the backlash against critics of the government in China. The comics caricature exchanges between a disgruntled critic and pro-government online commentators known as fifty centers (volunteers or otherwise). This is Part Three of a four-part miniseries. Read Part One 

August 24, 2015 12:33 PM

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