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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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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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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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Yanhuang Chunqiu 炎黄春秋老被删除的网站移民(移站?)到美国去了

The Party does frustrate both historians and armchair historians by deleting great stuff from websites such as that of the fine historical journal Yanhuang Chunqiu. Yanhuang Chunqiu is up now at   http://www.yhcqw.com/   Sad to say, some of the most … Continue reading

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A German View on Censorship and the Internet in China

Google translation of a South Germany Times Suddeutsche Zeitung commentary on Chinese censorship. A fine article, just be tolerant of a little computer awkwardness. The Internet could overcome dictatorships, it is always. But that’s true? Let’s see to Hong Kong. … Continue reading

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