Author: josh rudolph

Josh Rudolph currently lives in Vancouver, where he recently finished an MA at the Institute of Asian Research at UBC. His thematic focus is on Asia Pacific Policy and media representations of Asian culture, society and religion, while his main geopolitical interest lies in China.
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Sensitive Words: Lasers on Li, Anti-Corruption, More

As of August 15, the following search terms were blocked on Sina Weibo (not including the “search for user” function). Lasers on Li Keqiang 

  • (李)克强+激光笔: (Li) Keqiang + laser pointer—While attending the closing ceremony of the Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, Premier Li Keqiang repeatedly found his face illuminated by the green beam of
  • August 29, 2014 1:22 PM

    Political News Site Scolded for ‘Incorrect Practices’

    The South China Morning Post reports that the newly launched political news website ThePaper.cn (澎湃) has been issued a “stern warning” by central government propaganda officials: Thepaper.cn, widely perceived as a key player in President Xi Jinping’s vision to establish a “new media” industry, was scolded for “improper practices” by the Cultural

    August 28, 2014 4:10 PM

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