China’s cinemas have begun to recover from an 88%, 30 billion-yuan ticket sales crash triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Last month, reopening began in low-risk areas with mandatory masks and temperature checks, a ban on...
by Sophie Beach | May 19, 2020
A recent National Endowment for Democracy report by the Hoover Institute’s Glenn Tiffert, titled “Compromising the Knowledge Economy: Authoritarian Challenges to Independent Intellectual Inquiry,” examines the...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 5, 2019
In an episode of BBC Sounds as part of her series “China and the World,” Isabel Hilton gives an in-depth look at the the Chinese government’s influence campaigns overseas, in particular programs under the...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 11, 2019
As the ongoing controversy with the NBA over a team general manager’s tweet in support of Hong Kong has laid bare, foreign corporations and other entities operating in China face an increasingly erratic environment, where...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 10, 2019
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The names of the issuing bodies have been omitted to protect the sources. All websites: Remove all...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 8, 2019
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect the source. All websites: Delete the episode...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 7, 2019
Following a tweet by Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey in which he expressed support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, the Chinese government has made moves to ban the team–one of the most popular NBA...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 4, 2019
This article was originally published by Project Sinopsis and has been reposted with permission. Lennon and the Leninists: Prague’s Lennon Wall repurposed to celebrate the founding of the PRC The battle for Lennon walls spreads...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 20, 2018
The following article is reposted from Project Sinopsis, with permission: The CCP’s Model of...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 6, 2018
The following post is republished from the Power3.0 blog, with permission: The Imitation Game:...
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