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Outraged by the outbreak: Citizen journalism and coronavirus censorship

Tony Lin is a producer at Quartz for the web series Because China and an avid observer of Chinese online communities, such…

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Chinese student detained for tweets he made in Minnesota

Last Thursday, Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian of Axios uncovered the case of a Chinese student who was detained in his hometown for tweets…

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In Lianzhou, China’s edgiest photography festival turns 15

Since the very first edition of the Lianzhou International Photo Festival in 2005, people have been predicting its demise. And…

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TikTok’s censorship problem

TikTok, the hottest social media app among teens in America, is increasingly finding itself in hot water for its connections…

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Feroza Aziz and TikTok’s censorship problem

TikTok — the short-video app owned by a Chinese company that has become popular among young Americans — has been…

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Neil Thomas on regime support in the P.R.C.

This week on Sinica, Neil Thomas of MacroPolo sits down with Kaiser to talk about what we know — and…

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We watched South Park’s ‘Band in China’ with Chinese nationals

The longevity and cultural impact of South Park, which debuted on Comedy Central 22 years ago, has been truly remarkable. For…

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Tencent resumes NBA streaming as gaming companies censor their staff and players

Pictured: Mei, a character from the Blizzard game Overwatch, as depicted by the artist Yuumei, via Pro Guides.

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‘South Park’ doesn’t seem upset about being banned in China

Congratulations are in order to South Park, which joins YouTube, Google Mail, Twitter, the New York Times, and a growing…

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TikTok censorship instructions

Photo credit: SupChina illustration For a few months now, there has been creeping suspicion that TikTok, the one China-based social…

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Who will push back against Chinese internet censorship?

This week’s Kuora comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on December 21, 2014. Why does the US allow Chinese…

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Chinese web censorship works. Unfortunately, it’s never going away

While protests continue in Hong Kong, the government on the Chinese mainland has been increasingly aggressive in its propaganda, painting…

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Release delay of war epic ‘The Eight Hundred’ — a new era of Chinese movie censorship?

It has been an exceptionally chaotic month for Chinese movies. After the last-minute withdrawal from its international debut at the…

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Bilibili and AcFun block real-time commenting feature until June 6

Bilibili and AcFun, two video streaming websites that are particularly popular among Chinese young people, have shut down their real-time…

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Wikipedia completely blocked in China

China’s Great Firewall has been operational since the 1990s. Up until around 2009, I preferred to call it the Net…

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