Twitter announced today that the company will start labeling tweets and accounts from official media, focusing on those from China and Russia. For clarity: we don't let state-affiliated media accounts advertise on Twitter....
by Sophie Beach | Jun 17, 2020
Since the COVID-19 pandemic erupted in Wuhan in January before spreading around the world, the Chinese government has increasingly utilized foreign social media networks—including several that are blocked in China—to spread its...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 1, 2020
When the novel coronavirus first began circulating in Wuhan, Chinese authorities were quick to censor news and to punish doctors and others who shared information about the deadly new virus. The government’s obfuscation...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 6, 2019
As a new front in Xi Jinping’s propaganda war — an ongoing campaign to “tell China’s story to the world” — diplomats working globally have been urged to take a more aggressive tone in...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 16, 2019
Ongoing demonstrations in Hong Kong against now-suspended extradition rules and aggressive...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 6, 2019
Over the past several months, dozens of Chinese Twitter users within China have reportedly been...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 8, 2019
Recent months have seen a spate of detentions and interrogations of Twitter users within China,...
by Josh Rudolph | May 30, 2018
On September 12, 2017, shortly after registering an account on Twitter, @ComYouthLeague tweeted:...
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