On February 17, the Communist Youth League of China opened and promoted the official Weibo account @JiangShanjiaoYuongQiman (@江山娇与红旗漫Official), introducing netizens to two newly-created anime characters: The post...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 5, 2012
After the death of Apple founder Steve Jobs a year ago today, some in China pondered the country’s failure to produce a similarly iconic business leader. The Ningbo city government even launched a program aimed at building...
by Scott Greene | Jan 5, 2012
Chinese television broadcasters have implemented deep cuts to their lineup of prime-time entertainment programming, reducing the number of such shows from 126 to 38 in order to comply with tough new government restrictions that...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 24, 2007
In the wake of a domestic uproar over “vulgar” pop songs, the New York Times looks at what happens when popular music is “harmonized”: Even without resorting to direct censorship, the state has formidable...
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