According to the “2012 Government Microblog Evaluation Report” [zh], the Chinese state drastically increased its use of microblogging platforms to interact with the public last year. Caixin summarizes the government...
by Sophie Beach | May 22, 2011
Journalist and Internet analyst Hu Yong writes for China Media Project: Back in May 2010, when Guangdong province had just opened up the first Public Security Bureau [police] microblog in the whole country, I wrote a piece...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 5, 2011
Police departments across China are turning to micro-blog accounts to keep in touch with the public. BBC reports on the “Safe Beijing” micro-blog, which has almost 330,000 followers: The latest message (number 1,482)...
by Paulina Hartono | Jul 27, 2010
Yiyi Lu writes on local governments’ online participation in China for the Wall Street Journal’s China Real Time Report: Stories of the proactive use of the Internet by government agencies and officials abound. They...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 6, 2010
An “e-congress” website set up to parallel the annual National People’s Congress meetings now underway in Beijing gives citizens a rare chance to offer their opinions and proposals to the government. The Globe...
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