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: 21st Century Net Extortion Case

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. This evening, Xinhua will issue a report on the latest details in the case of suspected news extortion by 21st Century Net. Please strictly adhere to the Xinhua document in your coverage.

September 11, 2014 8:44 AM

Word of the Week: Govern-rot

正腐 (zhèngfǔ) govern-rot Homophonous with “government” (政府), but the characters can mean “totally rotten” or “completely corrupt.” Blocked from Weibo search results as of September 10, 2014. Sample Usage: Deleted Weibo post captured byFreeWeibo: 麦穗佛: May I ask, those huge sums of money that govern-rot officials collect for administrative

September 10, 2014 9:31 AM

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