The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Cindy | Feb 15, 2016
Yang Jisheng, a retired Xinhua journalist, has been banned from traveling to the United States to...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 7, 2014
For The Hindu, Ananth Krishnan is writing a series of articles exploring China “from Mao to...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 18, 2013
Chris Buckley notes efforts, as the 120th anniversary of Mao’s birth approaches, to...
by Anne Henochowicz | Jun 20, 2013
When something disappears from the Internet in China, netizens joke that it has been “river-crabbed,” a play on the euphemism “harmonized.” The River Crab Archive is a collection of blog post titles, weibo, and other materials...
by Anne Henochowicz | Jan 4, 2013
In this week’s Drawing the News, online cartoonists ring the alarm bell on new Internet regulations, corrupt officials go fishing, and marionettes take on Chinese characteristics. New Internet regulations, announced by state...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 3, 2013
The Guardian’s Tania Branigan interviews former Xinhua journalist Yang Jisheng, author of Tombstone: The Great Chinese Famine. The book, researched in secret and still unpublished in mainland China, has nevertheless been...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 27, 2010
by Sophie Beach | Dec 19, 2008
The International Herald Tribune profiles Yang Jisheng, whose book, Tombstone, is an account of the Great Leap Forward and the famine that accompanied it. Yang’s previous book contained a lengthy interviewed with purged...
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