Tag Archives: censorship

Dancing with shackles on

The Chinese Internet and living with censorship: a short film of interviews with Desiree Marianini and Janek Zdzarski, interviews with Keso, Wang Xiaofeng, Qi Youyi and Danwei’s Jeremy Goldkorn.

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Chinese horror films: It was all just a dream

Yang Jian explains why there aren’t any real horror films on the mainland, and why Hong Kong has backed away from real horror.

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Artists and their guides in the government

Zhao Dan writes for the People’s Daily in 1980 arguing against a strict censorship regime in the arts.

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White space carries unintended meaning in a print advert

Intel runs an ad with lots of whitespace. The immediate reaction among media-savvy readers: censorship!

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The other war against censorship

A biting, entertaining protest in video form about China’s web controls.

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Cobalt-60 front page story removed from Southern Metropolis Daily

Cobalt-60 radiation source exposed for 48 days in Guangzhou; authorities recall front-page story.

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Tilting at the Customs Administration over confiscated books

A professor sues over Hong Kong books that were seized at the border. Things don’t look promising: Chen Xiwo lost his case over the confiscation of a book of his own stories, and Zhu Yuantao won a brief victory six years ago only to see it reversed a few months later. Southern Weekly investigates.

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Dystopia and censorship

China business and Internet series in The Daily Telegraph.

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Would you consider leaving China because of Internet blocks?

A casual Internet survey about China Internet blocks.

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Google.com blocked in China: on again, off again

At around 10pm last night June 24, Internet users on Twitter.com and Fanfou.com in various parts of China reported that Google.com and related services such as Gmail were inaccessible, although Google.cn continued to work.

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