Author: Anne Henochowicz

Anne Henochowicz is an exectuive editor at the China Channel and the former translations editor at China Digital Times. Her work has appeared in ChinaFile, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and Foreign Policy. She is an alumna of the Penn Kemble Democracy Forum Fellowship at the National Endowment for Democracy. Anne studied Inner Mongolian folk music at the University of Cambridge and The Ohio State University.
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Translation: Public Opinion and the Sunken Ship

As rescue teams continue to search for survivors from the Oriental Star cruise ship, which sank in the Yangtze River on Monday evening, propaganda authorities have issued a directive banning journalists from reporting at the scene. According to official news reports, a cyclone caused the ship to capsize, but online some people are questioning whether human error could have been

June 2, 2015

Minitrue: Cruise Capsizes in Yangtze

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect the source. Regarding the capsizing of the Oriental Star cruise ship, media from all locales must not dispatch reporters to the scene. Reporters already there must be immediately recalled. All coverage

June 2, 2015

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