public supervision websites

Cyber-muckrakers prevail – for now

Two websites, China Petition Network and Supervision by Public Opinion, which aim to expose corruption and wrongdoing, are back in operation after being closed down, according to a report in Asia Times. They were both reopened at the behest of Wen Jiabao, just before the plenary session of the National People’s Congress, during which the […]

Hu-Jiang power struggles enter cyberspace

A report in Asia Times argues that the power struggle between Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao is being played out in cyberspace as well as in the corridors of power. The article cites the existence of two websites, China Petition Network and Media Supervision of China as evidence of Hu’s tolerance for online speech and […]

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