Huang Zhijie, the executive editor of Watching Media and a popular self-media blogger, has resurfaced after disappearing from social media for six months when one of his posts curried enough anonymous threats to himself and his...
Nov 13, 2013
In a follow-up to a recent New York Times article at Sinosphere, Ian Johnson notes the role of...
Jul 20, 2013
Returning to Beijing after a few years away, NPR’s Anthony Kuhn reports that traditionally polite questions like “how are you” and “have you eaten” no longer fit the bill. Now his main question...
Jul 13, 2013
A report on The World discusses the Chinese tradition called “zuo yue zi”, when women enter a month of bed rest with their babies after giving birth. Ruth Morris reports that in China’s expanding confinement...
Mar 29, 2013
Global Times’ Chang Meng describes an ongoing campaign against road safety violations as typical of short-term, unsustainable crackdowns whose effects barely outlast the campaigns themselves. “You insane people,...
Aug 23, 2005
From New Scientist: Chinese and American people see the world differently – literally. While Americans focus on the central objects of photographs, Chinese individuals pay more attention to the image as a whole, according to psychologists at the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor, US. “There is plenty of anecdotal evidence suggesting that Western and […]
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- China Brief – Much Cause But Little Recourse For Popular Discontent
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- ASPI – Singing from the CCP’s songsheet: The role of foreign influencers in China’s propaganda system
- Lacuna Magazine – Redacted Fantasy: China’s Dystopian Censorship of Online Fiction