The Wall Street Journal looks at the role of China’s web portals in the recent spate of Internet scandals: Take the scandal known in China as “Tigergate.” In the fall, a farmer in China’s Shaanxi province...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 27, 2008
Xinhua says that the recent scandals over forged photos of the South China Tiger and the extracurricular activities of Hong Kong celebrities show us the power of the Internet in helping netizens get their voices heard: From fake...
by Wu Nan | Feb 26, 2008
Beijing-based lawyer Yu Guofu points out, besides the negative influence of the resigned Hong Kong star, Edison Chen’s sex photos scandal, the event in fact suggests that, “there is no privacy protection law in China...
by Wu Nan | Feb 21, 2008
Edison Chen, the Hong Kong singer, publicly apologized and announced his resignation for his responsibility in taking the sex photos and causing harm for the victims. Here is his talk on Youtube:
by Kate Zhao | Feb 17, 2008
From Earthtimes.org : Singer and actor Edison Chen, the star at the centre of a nude photo scandal , is to return to Hong Kong to face the music. Chen’s agent confirmed Sunday that the actor would be flying back this week...
by Wu Nan | Feb 15, 2008
Xinran, the author of The Good Women of China, comments on the recent event of stolen Sex Photos of Hong Kong Stars. She said sex is one of the old taboo topics in China. From The Guardian: An argument is raging in China over...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 13, 2008
The Guardian reports on an Internet sex scandal that has made the front pages of the Hong Kong media for 16 days in a row, and has been abundantly covered by ESWN and Shanghaiist. From the Guardian: An unlikely coalition of pop...
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- RFA – Meng Wanzhou Arrest, Return Used as Patriotic Talking Point in Chinese Schools
- Colombo Gazette – Digital autocracy in China: An appraisal