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“Nail house” gains traction in English blogosphere and media

Howard French reports on the so-called “nail house,” whose owner refuses to relocate, in today’s New York Times. And, as Virtual China points out, the “nail house” story is gaining traction on the English Internet as well, after several days as a top story in Chinese cyberspace. Peering into the Interior blog has translated an […]

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‘Nail household’ keeps position – China Daily

From China Daily: (Updated: 2007-03-23 17:23) The owner of the famed “nail household” in Chongqing greets on-lookers¬†on an overpass with a flashlight and shows no intention to move, as the clock strikes twelve at March 22 midnight, the deadline of moving out of the house as the court ruled.¬† The house’ owner refused to¬†go¬†due to […]

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Photo Series: Shanghai’s Strongest Nail House

From HoopChina forum via Virtual China: I encountered this photo on Virtual China. It says that A small shack, roughly built on the corner of a road in Shanghai, is surrounded by high-rise developments. Owned by a tough old woman, it is patronized by night-time drivers. This is the most famous “nail household” (ÈíâÂ≠êÊà∑Ôºâof Shanghai […]

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“Nailhouse Blogger” Detained & Interrogated, Web Crackdown On “Ant Farmer” Story Continues… – Rebecca MacKinnon

From RConversation: Zhou Shuguang, aka “Zola,” reports that he is home safe in Changsha after being detained in Shenyang, interrogated, made to write detailed reports on everybody he met and everything since arriving in Shenyang to blog about the Yilishen “ant-farmer” protests, had his ID and money confiscated, punched around the head and neck a […]

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Bringing Down the Nailhouse – Chen Peijin

The recent “Shengzhou nailbuilding,” in which up to 20,000 people protested over the forced eviction of a 90-year-old woman and others in Zhejiang, was clearly not an isolated case, as we know from the abundant coverage of the Chongqing nailhouse saga earlier this year. Now Shanghaiist draws our attention to another case, in Beijing: And […]

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Sports Illustrated Nods At The Nailhouse (Updated)

The story of China’s “toughest nail house” – flattened overnight – will be remembered for spawning its own little media counterculture. Perhaps the most recognized example is Zola the citizen blogger. Far less-noticed is the April cover of Sports Illustrated (‰ΩìËÇ≤ÁîªÊä•), which, according to an editor there, consciously invokes the saga of Chongqing’s long-entrenched evictees, […]

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The Nailhouse Case and the Birth of Citizen Journalism РChen Wanying (陈万颖)

From Beijing Youth Weekend, translated by EastSouthWestNorth: “Each section shall be around 15 words or so; the live photographs must include your own ID or logo; also stream or hyperlinked videos that show live arguments (but no speeches from government leaders).” In the case of the “most awesome nailhouse” of Chongqing, the netizens at Tianya, […]

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