eluding the cat

Interview With Wu Hao

Roland Soong of EastSouthWestNorth translates an interview with Wu Hao, deputy director of the Yunnan provincial party committee publicity department, known most notably for his department’s actions after the “Elude...

Xiao Han (萧瀚): “Truth and Authority”

China Media Project translates an editorial in Caijing about the Eluding the Cat case: The most important lesson in the establishment and experience of the “online investigative team” in the “elude the cat” incident is in that...

For China, a Costly Lesson in Engaging its Netizens

From Singapore’s The Straits Times, via themalaysianinsider.com: The Yunnan official who turned the national media spotlight onto the case with his unprecedented decision to involve bloggers, however, has kept a low...

The New Conclusion In The “Elude The Cat” Incident

ESWN has translated a Southern Metropolis Daily report on the results of the investigation into the :eluding the cat” case: At the press conference yesterday afternoon, the Yunnan provincial public security bureau and the...

Eluding the Cat: Outcry over Delay in Report on Jail Death

The ordinary netizens who sit on the investigative committee reviewing Li Qiaoming’s ‘eluding the cat’ death in detention have come under intense online scrutiny in the past week.  Now Internet public opinion...

Chang Ping: Is Wu Hao a “Web Friend” or a Cadre?

China Media Project translates a column by Chang Ping discussing the relationship between netizens, citizens, and government officials in light of the recent “eluding the cat” case: I believe that as a propaganda...

China’s Answer to a Crime Includes Amateur Sleuths

The New York Times covers the “eluding the cat” investigation, in which provincial propaganda officials called on netizens to help solve a case of death in police custody: Rather than suppress the accusations by...



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