Deng Yujiao



Sex Tape Blogger Zhu Ruifeng Thrives as Muckraker

The New York Times’ Andrew Jacobs profiles anti-corruption blogger Zhu Ruifeng, whose publication of a sex tape last November brought down 11 Chongqing officials and exposed the extortion ring that had ensnared them. With...

Meet China’s Other Dissidents: Wang Lihong

At New Matilda, The Beijinger’s Dan Edwards highlights the continuing detention of activist Wang Lihong: Although the high profile Chinese artist Ai Weiwei finally resurfaced after more than 11 weeks in detention on 21...

Zheng Yun: How to Prevent Your Website from Getting Shut Down

Zheng Yun, a social media pioneer in China, gives valuable insight into surviving in China’s online world. Zheng discusses the surprisingly cordial antics of Internet monitors and the consequences of carelessness, such as being invited for “a cup of tea,” code for an official berating.

China’s Other Billion: A Million Deng Yujiaos

Following is the latest installment in a series of posts by journalist Rachel Beitarie*, who will be sharing with us dispatches from her journey across rural China. In this post, Rachel visits the town in Hubei that used to be...

So, Comrade, Tell Me: Why Did You Censor my Website?

Jeremy Goldkorn of Danwei writes in The Guardian about the recent clamping down on Internet sites, including his own: This year – after a period of relatively relaxed controls – the bodies who censor information and culture have...

They’re Not Going to Take it

Newsweek looks at sexual discrimination in China with the booming sex trade and persistent job discrimination: In recent years, the government has attempted to tackle the gender problem. Last year, for example, it launched a...

Video: Netizens Fight Corruption in China

From Al Jazeera: China has long had a reputation for relatively high levels of graft. Almost everyone, including police, local officials, doctors and businessmen, expects and receives bribes. But netizens are now challenging the...

Civic-Minded Chinese Find a Voice Online

From New York Times: The case of Ms. Deng is only the most recent and prominent of several cases in which the Internet has cracked open a channel for citizens to voice mass displeasure with official conduct, demonstrating its...

Chinese Web Users Demonstrate Their Strength

From AFP: Chinese web users are claiming a temporary victory against censorship after taking up the case of a young woman accused of murdering a local official who she says tried to force himself on her. In what has rapidly...

Are China’s Netizens Calling the Shots?

For the Guardian, journalist Wang Wei writes about the Deng Yujiao case: Chinese netizens are growing in power, through their powers to expose both individuals and the government. The online community is more aware of the...



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