What began six months ago in Hong Kong as a protest against a proposed (and now withdrawn) extradition bill has widened in scope to address collective concerns for the future of the relative freedoms and democracy enjoyed there....
online public opinion
by Josh Rudolph | Nov 28, 2019
Last week on Matters News, user KeketuohaiDeXue (可可托海的雪) published an essay on online public opinion in China. The author argues that it is difficult to glean an accurate understanding of a nation’s collective opinion in...
by Josh Rudolph | May 20, 2019
Xinhua last week reported on a new regulatory document from the Beijing Municipal Commission of...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 7, 2018
Last weekend, Kunshan police issued a formal statement regarding the death of Liu Hailong, who got...
by Anne Henochowicz | Aug 31, 2016
Representatives from government departments, state media, and industry met at the 2016 Media...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 25, 2016
After Tsai Ing-wen won Taiwan’s presidential election by a landslide in January, thousands...
by Anne Henochowicz | Aug 23, 2016
A leaked voice message and series of screenshots from WeChat Enterprise appears to reveal a...
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