The World’s Mary Kay Magistad reports on the rise of political humor in China and the role of the Internet in spreading subversive messages through satire. Listen here: “When the situation is getting tougher, the humor is...
Aug 18, 2011
Singer Chuanzi (real name 姜亚川 Jiang Yachuan) was once a troubled teenager and was imprisoned for assault when he was 18 years old. After being released from jail at the age of 25, he tried to reconnect with his old friends, but...
Aug 14, 2011
What happened in Chinese cyberspace around the tragic high-speed rail crash last month was a milestone in the rising power of the Internet in China. The apparent government cover-up, the ruthless treatment of victims...
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- VOA – Chinese Netizens Criticize Government on US Embassy’s Weibo Post
- China Global South Project – What Do Namibian Giraffes Have To Do With the Chinese Economy? Ask Weibo
- Washington Post – As falling stocks draw criticism in China, censors struggle to keep up
- NYT – China’s Censorship Dragnet Targets Critics of the Economy