Veteran China blog Danwei has announced its 2013 Model Workers—a valuable list of the best current...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 8, 2013
The heavy-handed rewriting of the Southern Weekly newspaper’s traditional New Year greeting has triggered a staff strike, a barrage of letters and petitions, and an upwelling of popular support both on- and offline. In the...
by Japhet Weeks | Mar 31, 2008
Danwei.org, an English-language website that tracks Chinese media from inside the Mainland, concluded their Second Plenary Session last week. In attendance were two British and two Chinese journalists: Lindsey Hilsum of Channel...
by Xiao Qiang | Jan 13, 2006
From Le Monde Diplomatique: China has moved into fourth position in the league table of world economies, but only a third of its population has access to the new temple of consumerism. The rural poor, internal imigrants and laid-off workers suffer worst from the gross new inequalities. Somewhere between the third and fourth ringroad in […]
by Xiao Qiang | Dec 23, 2005
From Danwei blog: What’s more convincing to the masses than propaganda out of Beijing? Discreetly massaged copy from the New York Times, evidently. The New York Times’ Howard W. French recently visited Korla, discovering that despite the oil boom in this “sleepy oasis” in Xinjiang, “not everyone is enjoying the benefits of the town’s new […]
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