Despite official suspicion of Western influence, Erik Crouch reports at The Verge that American...
by Cindy | Sep 29, 2014
The Chinese government has designated September 30th as a national Martyrs’ Day to...
by Cindy | Jun 4, 2013
With China’s film market poised to surpass America’s as the world’s largest, efforts to please Chinese audiences have become standard protocol for Hollywood filmmakers. Rory Carroll reports at The Guardian:...
by Anne Henochowicz | Feb 13, 2013
SARFT demand has forced “Anti-Japanese War” film and television productions to saturate the market. Programming on the Sino-Japanese War, part of the Pacific theater of World War II, makes for great patriotic entertainment....
by Anne Henochowicz | Jan 30, 2013
How does a Chinese television producer please viewers and censors alike? How many “Anti-Japanese War” shows can the Chinese public take before they decide to tune out for good? How much patriotic programming can a channel drop...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 30, 2013
At Tea Leaf Nation, Minami Funakoshi considers perceived differences between the Sina and Tencent Weibo platforms based on reactions to an Asahi Shimbun post on Japanese deaths in the recent Algerian hostage crisis. [… E]ven a...
by Melissa M. Chan | Oct 4, 2012
CDT previously reported on the possible economic strain from the Diaoyu Island dispute between China and Japan. As Chinese surveillance ships arrive in the region, the tensions between the two nations continue to escalate. The...
by Anne Henochowicz | Sep 21, 2012
The China news cycle has been dominated by anti-Japan protests following the Japanese government’s purchase of three Diaoyu Islands. This week, Drawing the News looks at netizen cartoons tackling this and other timely...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 16, 2012
As anti-Japan protests raged through Chinese cities this weekend, the role of the police and other authorities in allowing or even encouraging the protests has been under scrutiny. CDT translated an article from Ming Pao which...
by dwang | Oct 23, 2008
Chinese cyberspace is aflame with reactions to a violent confrontation between Japanese and Chinese students at Shanghai International Studies University. The October 20 incident sparked an angry mob of Chinese students which...
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