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 Inner Mongolian folk music at the University of Cambridge and The Ohio State University. Her master's thesis on folk music and Mongolian identity is available here.
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Word of the Week: Wall Nation

The Word of the Week comes from the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens or encountered in online political discussions. These are the words of China’s online “resistance discourse,” used to mock and subvert the official language around censorship and political correctness.

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Xi Jinping’s hope for wall

July 28, 2016 5:19 PM

Drawing the News: Getting Over the Wall

The Great Firewall is a barrier not only to communication, but also to commerce and scholarship. “Our nation’s mind is caged,” an economics professor told Hannah Beech of Time last month. Without access to Google services and other online tools, research suffers. Fang Binxing himself, the “father” of the Great Firewall, regrets the ham-handed

July 27, 2016 7:56 PM

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