From NPR’ Morning Edition: In China, the ivory towers are abuzz with a debate over academic freedom and student treachery. The most recent controversy began late last month when officials at East China University of...
by Xiao Qiang | Dec 15, 2008
Yang Shiqun (杨师群), a professor of ancient Chinese language at East China University of Politics and Law in Shanghai, has become a target of a police investigation after his students informed authorities about the content of his...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 9, 2008
David Bandurski at China Media Project looks at one of the “rare bright spots” in China’s current media climate: a diverse and interesting selection of commentaries on current affairs. In particular, he reads a...
by Jenny Leung | Dec 1, 2008
As reported in a previous post on CDT, two female students accused their political science professor, Yang Shiqun, of being “counterrevolutionary.” This is in line with a growing trend of bloggers and journalists...
by Xiao Qiang | Nov 30, 2008
Update: The following excerpt is from bbs.163.com (Updated on PST 9:30 am December 1, 2008 : the post is already being deleted from the netease portal, however, many more Chinese blog posts on this topic can be found here and...
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- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods