Rhyen Coombs

Media, Netizens and Tibet

While it appears to be working so far, Ivy Wang of Sun Yat-sen University argues, the cozy relationship between Chinese state media and the country’s nationalistic netizens seems bound to backfire on the government. From...

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Podcast: Manhua! China Comics Now

Listen in as Alex Fitch at Panel Borders interviews the next generation of Chinese comic artists, whose pages are now on display as part of China Now, a six-month festival bringing Chinese culture to the UK. The free exhibit is...

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Motorcycle Nostalgia

The Black Bats have hit the roads around Shanghai, banding together around an unlikely cultural symbol: the Changjiang 750. The sidecar is a near-replica of the 1938 BMW R71, passed down from the Soviet copycat Ural M72 and...

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Slideshow: A Flipbook on China

View the last 60 years of Chinese history through the Magnum lens. According to Slate, the photo agency’s China archive can be now be seen in motion: The series’ release coincides with FotoFest 2008: The Twelfth...

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