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Inside the great firewall of China – Rupert Wingfield-Hayes

From BBC: More than 110 million people in China use the internet regularly. The country is going through a digital revolution as it seeks to capitalise on the online world while at the same time enforcing strict censorship measures. But what does the internet mean to people in China? BBC News spoke to a dissident, […]

China’s Clash of Cultures in Cyberspace -Ching-Ching Ni

From LA Times (link): A blogger’s video spoof of a big-budget film is swept up in the debate over censorship and the freedom to speak one’s mind on the Internet. After forking over a hard-earned $10 for a blockbuster he loathed, freelance video and sound engineer Hu Ge did something few in his country would […]

A spoof hits China’s Web – and a star is born – Robert Marquand

From the Christian Science Monitor (link): An underground video sweeping Chinese cyberspace has half the country cracking up. Titled “A Murder Caused by Mantou,” the video is a spoof of a new film, “The Promise,” by famed director Chen Kaige. Using satiric elements similar to Monty Python and the Simpsons, the spoof has flooded cyberspace […]



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