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 folklore and literature of ethnic minorities in China, focusing on Inner Mongolia, at the University of Cambridge and The Ohio State University.
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Defunct Agency of the Week: Ministry of Bullying

Emblem of the former Ministry of Railways.
霸道部 (Bàdào Bù): Ministry of Bullying A play on “Ministry of Railways” (铁道部 Tiědào Bù), which came under close public scrutiny in 2011. Former Railway Minister Liu Zhijun was investigated for corruption; local ministry officials were alleged to becomplicit in the death of a college student on a train; and most

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Minitrue: Wang Qishan’s Anti-Formalist Outburst

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online.  State Council Information Office: (1) All websites must delete the article “Wang Qishan Tells Secretary of Jilin to Stop: ‘Wouldn’t You Say This Is Formalism?'” (2) Remove from all website homepages the news that “three

March 12, 2014 11:01 AM

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