From CDT Chinese: Top Ten Memes of 2021

Editor’s Note: As we enter 2022, CDT has compiled a special series of features for our readers, offering a look back at the people, events, controversies, memes and sensitive words that defined the past year. Some of this...

CDT Editors’ Picks: The Best of 2021

CDT’s editors have made their annual selections of favorite content, from CDT and elsewhere, over the past year. Sophie Beach, Operations and Communications Manager Interview: Emeka Umejei On The “Unequal Equal” Relationship...

Translation: Weibo User Sentenced to Six Months Over Wuhan Poem

Last April, Weibo user “Marilyn Monroe” (@玛丽莲梦六) wrote a widely-shared post of vignettes from the Wuhan lockdown. The user reported that they were “asked to tea” soon after the post went viral, and later disappeared. Now they...

Netizen Voices: #In One Line, Prove You’re a Web Editor#

News on China’s Internet is restricted by a constant flow of directives from central government agencies, and China’s legions of website editors bear the heavy responsibility of making sure those directives are...

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