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Chinese Media Censorship and Fighting Corruption

What gets censored in Chinese online media? The University of Toronto Citizen Lab  and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University have been among the leaders in research into online censorship in China.  In 2013 some … Continue reading

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2011: Debunked “Du Fu” Poem That Criticized Chinese Government Proved Prophetic

This poem misrepresented as Du Fu’s 杜甫《蜀中吟》seems to have been devised to plague the regime by some mischievous literary people. The noxious weed appeared on some Chinese websites this spring was detected by China’s literary guardians. Xiao Qiang’s China Digital … Continue reading

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2003: Instant Messaging at the Time of SARS — Sarcasm and the Leadership

Instant Messages at the Time of SARS —  Sarcasm and the Leadership Cell phone messaging relayed much information and misinformation throughout China during the 2002 – 2003 SARS epidemic . The government found that sarcastic attacks on government officials spread very … Continue reading

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CASS Scholar in Party Theoretical Journal Warns of Historical Nihilists in Pay of Capitalists Deny China’s Achievements, Belittling its Leaders

Chinese Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping has warned Chinese people about the nature of incorrect ideas spread by certain historians.  In 2013, the article  “Important Thinking of Comrade Xi Jinping on the Study of History and The Practical Guidance We … Continue reading

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The Principle of Partisanship in the Statistical Services

The China Digital Times regularly shares Chinese Communist Party Propaganda Department order to the Chinese media.  This orders are not published but are circulated to broadcast, print and other media in China Mainland so that the news will stay correct. … Continue reading

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Phony Du Fu Poem Criticized Party for 2011 Train Wreck 假杜甫《蜀中吟》批评执政党,宣传部下令删除,作者是否有预测车祸?

This poem misrepresented as Du Fu’s 杜甫《蜀中吟》seems to have been devised to plague the regime by some mischievous literary people.  This noxious weed which appeared on some Chinese websites this spring was detected by China’s literary guardians.    This offbeat story … Continue reading

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Download He Qinglian’s Book on Media Control in China

Available in PDF from Human Rights in China,  He Qinglian’s The Fog of Censorship paints a detailed portrait of the workings of the Chinese censorship system.  See the Table of Contents below. Download the book at http://www.hrichina.org/sites/default/files/PDFs/Reports/HRIC-Fog-of-Censorship.pdf Contents Shattering the Myths … Continue reading

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