Press coverage of Danwei and its contributors

Citations, quotes and articles on Danwei,and its contributors

Danwei gives a range of sources, news and opinions on China that no mainstream news organisation can match

— John Lanchester in The London Review of Books

Try and as a first “open sesame”.

— Timothy Garton Ash in The Guardian

Jeremy Goldkorn, the South African emigre now cited as one of

China’s most prolific and powerful social media commentators.

— David McNeill in Public Affairs magazine

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ABC (Australia)

· Viral video highlights Chinese satire (transcript)

· Pop idol a dilemma for Chinese literary scene

Adage China

· TV contest shows too popular

· Rolling Stone stalled after first issue


· China restricts news, discussion of Egypt unrest

· New technology triggers battle for information from Tibet

American Chamber of Commerce website

· China Brief Insight podcast

AOL News

· Porn Star Prompts Chinese to Jump ‘Great Firewall’


· China, other authoritarian regimes restricting reporting on protests

· Leeway seen in China Internet rules

Asia Sentinel

· Hong Kong tycoon’s media venture in trouble

· Looking for Love

Associated Press

· Upstart challenges Chinese state TV New Year show

The Australian

· Suddenly famous

BBC News

· China: Shaking the World (MP3 download)

· China cracks down on protest news

Beijing Today

· Laowai blogger promotes Chinese perspective

· New Film Projects Positive Image of Africans

Blue Ocean Network

· Faceblocked


· China Confusing ‘Google Geeks’ Helps Reinforce Great Firewall

· Rolling Stone: A hit in China?

California Magazine

· Behind The Great Firewall

CBS News

· 5th China School Attack Leaves 5 Kids Injured

Channel News Asia

· Online debate between Chinese and foreign media over Tibet issue

The China Beat

· Q-and-A with Jeremy Goldkorn of

· Coming Distractions: China Watcher

China Britain Business Review

· Beijing’s Towering Ambitions

China Daily

· Chinese ‘facebook’ friends hooked on games

· Full speed ahead seen for news on the go

· Surfing for the naked truth

· US testing new system to bypass web filters

· BT sites inaccessible, netizens distressed

China International Business

· China in the new decade

China Radio International

· The Power of Weibo

· China’s 80’s Generation

· Blogging in China

· China Bookworm 2010 Literary Festival

The Christian Science Monitor

· Chinese first: Tiananmen Square mentioned in official newspaper


· An interview with Jeremy Goldkorn


· China’s Latest Internet Crackdown


· Trial of police official’s son turns cause célèbre

· Celebrity Chinese blogger’s magazine folds

· Chinese dissident awarded Nobel Peace Prize

· Chinese leaders invite citizens into their ‘home’ to vent

· Can Chinese media rule the airwaves?

· Han Han: China’s rebel blogger

· Life without Google in China

· Google-China move hurts businesses, academics

· China partners to Google: Decide now

· Film festival hacked

· Technology vs. tyranny

· Death pits technology against Chinese control

· ‘Sexy Beijing’ charts capital’s life

· Google relaxes self-censorship in China

· Google VS. China

Daily Telegraph

· Google to China: you in the global world, or out?

· China accuses Google of breaking the law

The Economic Times

· China’s Internet to suffer without Google


· Making a blog pay

· Jeremy Goldkorn of Standards Group

Fast Company

· Youtube = Youku? Websites and Their Chinese Equivalents

· Chinese TV host Yang Lan stays true to self to build empire

The Financial Times

· China: The jailed salesman


· Google license issue seized by China to make political statement

· News Corp may be re-evaluating its China strategy – analyst

· China To Netizens: Shut Up

Foreign Policy

· China’s Top Muckrakers Stop Digging

· China blocks IMDB

Global Finance

· Local Knowledge, Global Sense

Global Times

· They shoot, they score

· Great Firewall blocks

The Guardian

· China and the cult of ‘celebrity’ advertising

· Behind the Great Firewall

· Banned by Beijing – but Rolling Stone gathers no kudos

· China lifts ban on Tiananmen sites

· China targets Google in pornography crackdown

· Chinese websites mark Tiananmen Square anniversary with veiled protest

· Sarah Palin returns to the podium in Hong Kong

· Playing the wall game in China

· China: Propaganda struggles could intensify

· Google’s challenge to China: the reaction

The Hollywood Reporter

· Road to Beijing: On shaky ground

The Independent

· Rise of the blog prompts China self-censor pledge

· Scandalized Chinese hunting for blogger


· China mourning limits entertainment web sites

· China drops real-name blogger plan

· Hearts Turn to Rainbows in Quake’s Wake

· English Wikipedia unblocked in China

Knowledge at Wharton

· Google’s License Renewal in China: Victory, Defeat or Stalemate?

London Review of Books

· Short Cuts

Los Angeles Times

· Chinese censors take notice of Twitter-style blogs

· Murdoch accused of meddling (via Syndey Morning Herald)

· Amid the tragedy lies opportunity

· China’s CCTV network gets little sympathy after hotel fire

· China battens down hatches as Tiananmen anniversary nears

Mail & Guardian

· Media in a straitjacket


· In China, a New Year’s cartoon tests boundaries of free speech


· Google appears to drop censorship in China

· China wants censorship software on all computers

· Reporters struggle to scale China’s ‘Great Firewall’

· China lives through ‘year of extremes’

New Scientist

· Stabbed in translation


· Blogger in the spotlight – Jeremy Goldkorn of Danwei


· Young expatriates in Beijing

New York Review of Magazines

· The Herring came first, but China has just hatched an Egg

The New York Times

· China Seeks to Step Up Monitoring of Communications

· China to Scan Text Messages to Spot ‘Unhealthy Content’

NPR / On The Media

· Online China

· See It My Way

· Journalism With Chinese Characteristics

· Unfinished Business

· Tear Down that Firewall


· The struggle to control information

· China Appears to Tighten Internet Access Around Tiananmen Anniversary

PC World

· What Gmail Hack? China Spins News of Google Threat

· Chinese Censorship Strong Despite Google

Radio Australia tech-stream

· Jeremy Goldkorn on the twentieth Tiananmen anniversary

Rebecca MacKinnon

· Blogs and China correspondence – survey results

San Jose Mercury News

· Web firms face brutal competition in China

· UC Santa Cruz grad probes the love lives of Chinese

· Shadow over China’s boom

· Americans in China: Valley expatriates take risk on fast-growing economy

Sci-Tech Today

· In China, a Battle Is Waged Over Web Censorship

Scoop New Zealand

· China netizens and the milk powder scandal

South China Morning Post

· Now it’s Sinhua, the state-run lads’ mag

Sydney Morning Herald

· China activists plan whistleblower site to spur reform

· Power struggle in a content vacuum

The Standard

· Playboys of the Eastern World

Sydney Morning Herald

· Internet gives Chinese a platform ‘but regime wary’


· Egypt Wave Barely Causes a Ripple in China

· The China-India Rivalry: Watching the Border

The Times

· China jails corrupt government official Zhou Jiugeng

· Sex and the Chinese city

· China blocks YouTube, Yahoo! over Tibet

· Facebook eyes China, but challenges loom

· Chinese censors cut off Twitter, Hotmail and Flickr

· Google defies Chinese censors after cyberattacks on Gmail accounts of activists

Today Online

· China slams Google’s bid to defy censors

USA Today

· Chinese use Internet to show their political dissent

· Problems creep out past official front in China

· Cracking the ‘Great Firewall’ of China’s Web censorship

· China’s Net Users Take Aim Online

· Microblogging spreads in China, even without Twitter


· China Blocks Some Internet Reports on Egypt Protests

· Chinese Media Puts Shine on Hu’s US Visit

· Chinese Web Forum Asks ‘Netizens’ to Speak Up, but Not Too Loudly

The Wall Street Journal

· Google Is Near Closing Its China Site, Google Is Poised to Close China Site

· China’s Great Firewall: On, Off and On Again

· Cellphone Ads Are Easier Pitch in China

· Beijing Eases Ban on Wikipedia; Chinese-Language Filter Remains

· Tired of Laughter, Beijing Gets Rid Of Bad Translations

The Washington Post

· Google applies to keep Chinese license, but censorship stalemate remains

· Chinese Internet search firm Baidu looks forward to life after Google

· Google threatens to log off from China over hacking attempts

· China’s Google dilemma: Soften on censorship or anger millions of Internet users

The World (PRI)

· China shocks with Princess Diana lookalike ad

Yahoo / AFP

· Google flap shows challenges of China market


· China encryption rule: Little impact on foreign firms

· Green Dam enforcement watered down

Chinese Language

21st Century Economic Herald 21世纪经济报道

· SNS营销:美丽又凶险

Antiwave podcast 反波

· 拷问金玉米

The Beijing News 新京报

· 摘安全帽从“单位”到“丹位

· “性感”单位

· 阿姨,坐班车后边去 (Ayi, get to the back of the bus)


· 给你介绍个“单位 (Introducing a ‘Danwei’) 中国网

· 美联社:中国,山寨春晚挑战央视春晚

China Youth Daily 中国青年报

· 瞧这个混在北京的南非人 html, PDF (in Chinese)

City Pictorial 城市画报

· 迷失北京 (PDF in Chinese)

The Economic Observer 经济观察报

· 金玉米和他的”单位” (PDF in Chinese) 互动百科

· 金玉米

Knowledge Wharton

· 谷歌中国新动态:胜利、失败还是僵局?

Life Magazine (生活)

· 金玉米:情况正在起变化 (PDF in Chinese)


· 金玉米:我的单位是北京 (PDF in Chinese)

Modern Weekly 周末画报

· 单位给我一个铁饭碗 (PDF in Chinese)

New Weekly 新周刊

· 金玉米-戴安全帽办网站(PDF in Chinese)

Netease 网易

· 单位电视金玉米:我是流氓我怕谁

People’s Daily Media Today 今日传媒

· 从Bridge Blog 看互联网时代全球传播主体的改变

Phoenix TV 凤凰卫视

· 网络舆论

Soho Xiaobao SOHO小报

· 中国软势力

Southern People Weekly 南方人物周刊

· 金玉米在北京没有“单位”

Southern Weekly 南方周末

· “你是一座桥吗?”

· “进两步,退一步?2008年中国互联网回顾”

Youth Weekend 青年周末

· 奥巴马访华 Web2.0外交

Other Languages

Courrier International

· L’Afrique fait le jeu à Pékin

Deutschlandradio Kultur

· MySpace auf Chinesisch


· Made in Africa — Il più grande successo dei giocatori dell’Afrika United è stato farsi accettare dai cinesi

Israel Blog

· אינטרנט בסין


· Le web chinois, un énorme intranet ?

· Zai China

Jeremy Goldkorn: “La brecha entre las presentaciones de China en inglés y la realidad de la vida en este país parecía casi criminal”

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