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 Josh Rudolph | Aug 21, 2017
Liu Xia, the widow of recently deceased activist Liu Xiaobo, has been under house arrest and...
by Scott Greene | Sep 20, 2012
Chinese authorities are investigating a Tuesday incident in which a group of protesters harassed U.S. ambassador Gary Lockein his car outside the U.S. embassy. From Bloomberg Businessweek: State Department spokeswoman Victoria...
by Xiao Qiang | Apr 1, 2009
The following excerpt is from remarks by Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Qin Gang (秦刚) during a press conference on March 31, 2009, and is being widely commented on by Chinese netizens: Question: YouTube was...
by dwang | Mar 26, 2009
Austin Ramzy explains why blocking YouTube undermines the Chinese government’s claim that the video of Chinese policemen beating Tibetan detainees after the March 2008 Lhasa riots is faked. From The China Blog at...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 24, 2009
On the same day that YouTube has been blocked in China, a Xinhua report claims that a video released last week showing graphic footage reportedly of police in Tibet abusing protesters is fake. From AP: The official Xinhua News...
by Kate Zhao | May 22, 2008
The death toll from the Sichuan earthquake has reached more than 51,000 and the estimated number of deaths, missing and buried is now more than 70,000. However, a Liaoning girl uploaded a video criticizing how the Sichuan quake...
by Wu Nan | Mar 16, 2008
AFP reports on Youtube being blocked in China for broadcasting Lhasa riots: Access to YouTube in China was denied on Sunday after footage of recent deadly protests in Tibet appeared on the video posting site. Attempts to call up...
by Kate Zhao | Nov 11, 2007
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