Author: Anne Henochowicz

Anne Henochowicz is the CDT translations editor. She has contributed to Foreign Policy, The China Beat, and the Cairo Review of Global Affairs. 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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Sensitive Words: Mistresses and Monsanto

As of June 23, the following search terms are blocked on Sina Weibo (not including the “search for user” function).

Li Guangnian and his young mistress. (Xin’an Evening Post/Weibo)
Mystery Cadre and His Mistress: An anonymous netizen posted amorous photos of a man named Li Guangnian and his 18-year-old mistress from a cell phone he found. The post claimed Mr. Li is

June 24, 2013 1:52 PM

Ministry of Truth: Real Estate Fraud Cover-Up

“Journalist Liu Hu” (@记者刘虎) posted this image of a propaganda directive on Weibo today: “Boss, there’s public sentiment on Weibo. What should we do?” “Figure out a way to wipe it out as soon as possible!” [mentioned: Shaanxi Metropolitan Express newspaper and an individual Weibo user] “领导,微博上有舆情,咋办?”

June 24, 2013 11:28 AM

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