Welcome to the post-game analysis of the Hu vs. Li smackdown that has occupied much of our attention over the last week. In one corner, we had Li Guangman, a relatively unknown blogger who rose to fame when his fiery essay about...
by Cindy Carter | Aug 31, 2021
In recent days, a number of major state and Party media outlets have simultaneously republished a relatively obscure essayist’s screed on sissy-boy celebrities, get-rich-quick capitalists, and lessons that the collapse of the...
by Josh Rudolph | Nov 19, 2018
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Grace | Sep 12, 2018
Famous Chinese actress and singer Fan Bingbing has been given a score of zero in a ranking of...
by Grace | Nov 5, 2016
Wang Jianlin, the chairman of Chinese real estate and investment firm Dalian Wanda Group, has...
by Grace | Feb 29, 2016
At The Hollywood Reporter, Patrick Brzeski reports that Chinese online streaming site iQiyi...
by Liu Yong | Jul 12, 2009
From Bloomberg: China’s government plans to allow Taiwanese to set up and run entertainment businesses on the mainland, an official said at talks between the two sides. China is seeking to boost Taiwan’s entertainment industry...
by Kate Zhao | Jul 3, 2007
China’s movie, animation and TV producers are tapping the cash resources of private equity funds, which in turn are raising the industry’s professional standards and hopes for the future. From Caijing.com.cn: One company is roaring into the entertainment industry with grand plans to become the Disney of China. Another is pursuing dreams by tapping the […]
by Sophia Cao | Sep 11, 2006
From China Daily: China’s entertainment industry is facing another sex scandal as a 22-year-old actress claims a director of the China Central Television (CCTV) asked her to sleep with him in return for a role in the TV drama “Painter Village”. Xiao Qiong(ËÇñÁêº) said on her blog that director Yang Yichao hinted that she might […]
by Sophia Cao | Aug 29, 2006
From Xinhua News Agency: Over 100 members of Hong Kong’s entertainment industry, including action superstar Jackie Chan, attended a televised event Monday, denouncing the publication of a pop star’s photos when she was changing clothes at backstage. Chan said the secretly taken photos of Gillian Chung Yan-tung, part of the Canto-pop duo Twin, would encourage […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods