This month’s episode of CNN’s On China with Kristie Lu Stout explores the rise...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 28, 2011
Kristie Lu Stout of CNN interviews Isaac Mao, Chinese Internet entrepreneur and China’s “first blogger” about Internet censorship in China: “I think they are trying to test the tolerance of the people. At...
by Xiao Qiang | Nov 26, 2009
Teng Biao (滕彪) is a lecturer at the University of Politics and Law in Beijing, and a lawyer. He is also known as a human rights activist and blogger. Teng came to the 2009 Chinese Bloggers Conference in Lianzhou and wrote the...
Isaac Mao, Hu Yong, Liu Xiaobiao: The Internet, the Media and the Public Sphere in China (Photo added)
by Paulina Hartono | Apr 24, 2009
In a roundtable discussion at the University of California, Berkeley, on March 18th, participants presented their observations and shared their experiences relating to the rise of the Internet and its interplay with...
by Liu Yong | Aug 5, 2008
From guardian.co.uk: I had no idea, when I went online to make my first blog post just six years ago, how proud I would come to feel about being a blogger. Initially, I didn’t even tell old friends and family my blog...
by Xiao Qiang | Feb 12, 2008
From the East-West Center of Honolulu: With the Beijing Olympics fast approaching, the world’s attention will soon focus on the rapidly changing but still sensitive news media landscape in China. At a media conference last week...
by Xiao Qiang | Dec 5, 2007
From The Wall Street Journal: The respected Chinese blogger Hong Bo, known as Keso, last week posted a question to an online discussion forum in China. “If one day Taiwan goes independent,” he wrote, “what harm will it do to us?” That is a sensitive topic in a country that still treats Taiwan as a […]
by Wu Nan | Apr 19, 2007
The future of media in China – from the grassroots to the professional – has been a big topic at Hong Kong U over the past couple of weeks, Isaac Mao and Michael Anti talked about it. From RConversation: Key points of Isaac’s talk: * There are blockages to free thinking in China, due to […]
by Morgan Figuers | Apr 1, 2007
From Physorg.com: Isaac Mao, a Shanghai-based software engineer for US chipmaker Intel, shows off his website, CNBlog.org, China’s first online discussion forum about blogging technology, during an interview in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, 29 March 2007. It was spring 2002 when Isaac Mao, a Shanghai-based software engineer for US chipmaker Intel, first came […]
An Open Letter to Google Founders— to save Google in China and save the Internet in China – Isaac Mao
by Mo Ming | Feb 9, 2007
From Isaac Mao’s Blog: Dear Larry and Sergey, I’m writing you the short letter on behalf of many Internet users in China to have some suggestions to resolve the current dilemma for Google in China, from both business and social perspectives. During the National Day holiday week in 2002, when Google.com was blocked in China […]
CDT in the News
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China
- Hoover Institution – Xiao Qiang On China’s Model Of Digital Authoritarianism
- New York Times – In China, an App Offered Space for Debate. Then the Censors Came.
- Taiwan CNA – China blocks Clubhouse, official media say “anti-China has nothing to do with free speech”