Author: Don Weinland

Don Weinland is a Phnom Penh-based journalist and a business writer at The Phnom Penh Post. He has a background in journalism and Chinese studies. Don translates for China Digital Times.

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Directives from the Ministry of Truth: Xinhua News Banned Terms

The following examples of censorship instructions, issued to the media and/or Internet companies by various central (and sometimes local) government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. Chinese journalists and bloggers often refer to those instructions as “Directives from the Ministry of Truth.” CDT has collected the selections we translate here

July 7, 2011 8:11 PM

Fang Binxing To College Graduates: “Meld Your Own Growth With The Progress of Your Country”

Fang Binxing (方滨兴), president of the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications and the “Father of the Great Firewall,” exhorts a 2011 graduating class to assist China in stability preservation while lauding economic patriotism and military buildup. The lecture was first posted on the official website of the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications

April 3, 2011 10:57 PM