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. C.V.
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Sensitive Words: Buckets of Gold and Tiger Traps

As of January 15, the following search terms are blocked on Sina Weibo (not including the “search for user” function).  Browse all of CDT’s collected sensitive words on our bilingual Google spreadsheet.

Chen Guangbiao with his “electronic illness probe.” (Huxiu)
Chen Guangbiao the Quack: The flamboyant businessman who once sold cans of fresh air

January 16, 2014 3:20 PM

Word of the Week: Red Pad

红派壹号 (hóng pài yī hào): red pad

Red pad. (爱活网)
The Chinese Communist Party’s answer to the iPad. Introduced in January 2012, the Red Pad was designed for Party cadres, cost approximately twice as much as the iPad, and included applications to keep the user up-to-date with the latest Party directives. After netizens vigorously mocked of the device, advertisements

January 15, 2014 12:00 PM

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