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The Government Versus the Weiborati

In light of the recent release of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ Annual Report on Development of New Media in China, David Wertime at Tea Leaf Nation looks at how the report was received by the leadership and people:...

Why Won’t “Netizen” Just Die?

At The Atlantic, Brian Fung contemplates the longevity of the widely derided 80s buzzword “netizens” as a label for China’s politically engaged online population: Even in China, the word has grown a little...

450 Million Chinese Use Internet

The number of Internet users in China has reached 450 million, an increase of 20% over last year, Xinhua reports: Around 33.9 percent of the population are online, a ratio above the world average of 30 percent, Wang Chen,...

China Vaults Past USA in Number of Internet Users

From USA Today via China, already the world leader in cellphone use, has surpassed the USA as the No. 1 nation in Internet users. The number of Chinese on the Internet hit more than 220million as of February,...



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