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Internet Exposure Shifts Balance of Power

Xinhua says that the recent scandals over forged photos of the South China Tiger and the extracurricular activities of Hong Kong celebrities show us the power of the Internet in helping netizens get their voices heard: From fake...

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Modified Photos and Propaganda

Wenzhou-based journalist Zhang Xiang’ou is taking advantage of the current concern over manipulated photos online to examine the fine line between reporting and propaganda in China. Chinese photographers have long been...

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Baidu Slammed Over Porn Pics

While Hong Kong authorities start cracking down on those involved in spreading nude photos from Edison Chen’s party, Beijing also shows its fist, according to Xinhua News Agency: Web search engine was asked this...

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Don’t Be Afraid Of Failure, China Tells Scientists – Reuters

From Reuters: China is drafting a law which will allow scientists to report failures with experiments freely without losing face or affecting future funding, state media said on Tuesday. Supporters of a change in official attitudes cited the case of Thomas Edison , inventor of the electric lightbulb, saying he failed more than 1,000 times […]

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Google in China: The Big Disconnect – Clive Thompson

The New York Times Magazine will have a lengthy article about Google in China this weekend. A preview is available on their website (link): For many young people in China, Kai-Fu Lee is a celebrity. Not quite on the level of a movie star like Edison Chen or the singers in the boy band F4, […]

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