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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Hackers Hit HK Media, Democracy Movement

As advocacy groups note Beijing’s increasing influence over the media in Hong Kong, and after recent violent attacks against Hong Kong journalists, the Hong Kong Journalists Association declared the past year the “darkest for press freedom” in several decades. Meanwhile, with tension flaring in the semiautonomous region between pan-democratic

July 29, 2014 5:00 PM

China Monitors the Internet and the Public Pays the Bill

Global Voices has translated an article from Hong Kong’s InMedia (獨立媒體) [Chinese] on the scope, work, rapid growth, and public cost of China’s government-ordered Internet surveillance industry, which employs around 2 million “public opinion analysts” nationwide and grows by approximately 50% each year: Different from the “Fifty-Cent

July 29, 2014 3:25 PM

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