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2017/07/21 | Olivia Yang
INTERVIEW: Director Zero Chou's Latest Project Films in LGBT Sensitive Cities
The award-winning director's new project involves filming in four cities in which LGBT topics are still banned.
2017/07/11 | Oiwan Lam
How China's Biggest Video Game Became the Target of the Chinese Communist Party
Chinese Communist Party media and commentators have objections to the game that go beyond its supposedly addictive nature. They are concerned about the game's storyline, which they say 'subverts Chinese history,' writes Oiwan Lam.
2017/06/28 | Scott Shackelford
Internet Balkanization in China
China’s new cybersecurity law is part of a worrying global trend towards Internet Balkanisation, Scott Shackleford writes.
2017/06/06 | ZiQing Low
China Issues New Rules for What People Can and Can’t Say in Online TV, Movies
'Programs should promote the revolution, the advanced culture of socialism and patriotism as a core value, as well as praise the motherland and celebrate national heroes.'
2017/05/04 | Luwei Rose Luqiu
Testing the Line: A Personal Reflection on How to Be a Journalist in China
'China has so many newsworthy stories for journalists to dig up and publish before the censors notice. In my career, working as a journalist for twenty years, it has always been a game: testing the line and seizing that small window of opportunity.'
2017/05/03 | Kirsten Han
Singapore's ‘Fake News’ Claim Used to Censor Free Press
‘If we want to guard ourselves against fake news, we’re going to have to do more to boost our bullshit detectors. That can’t be achieved by increasing criminalization and legal action.’
2017/05/03 | FORTUNE
China Has Tightened Its Grip on Online News With Sweeping New Controls
China’s Cyberspace Administration will now require most online news and media outlets to obtain a license from the government.
2017/03/14 | ZiQing Low
Will China Use Google Scholar to Rewrite History?
Experts fear that Beijing's information controls will ‘little by little’ affect access to information outside of China.
2017/03/06 | Olivia Yang
Facebook to Launch Startup Accelerator in Taiwan
FbStart is a global program designed to help mobile app startups build and grow their products.
2016/12/28 | Yin Yijun
Documentaries Fight for Attention Amid Box-Office Boom in China
With limited freedom and financing, documentary filmmakers cut their own paths to find audiences.
2016/12/14 | TNL Staff
'Black Swan' Author Exposes Chinese Censorship over Taiwan in US
Most Taiwanese commenting on the issue via social media appear to support the author’s efforts.
2016/10/14 | J. Michael Cole
China’s Negative Impact on Freedom of the Press Expands Outwards
We all know how China treats its own journalists. But what about the CCP's critics outside China? More and more, it's going after them, too.
2016/10/12 | ZiQing Low
Shanghai Bookstore Tears Out 'Taiwan' from Dictionaries
Taiwan is disappearing from dictionaries in China and US academic publications are being removed from library shelves.
2016/09/20 | J. Michael Cole
OP-ED: China the Twelve Year Old
For far too long we have allowed the tyrant child to determine our actions. This must stop. We must stop fearing it.
2016/09/01 | Leung Wing-fai
China’s Film Industry: Blocked by its Own Great Wall
Chinese cinema enjoys private capital and state support, but the industry still lacks exportable brand names by way of stars or studios.
2016/08/31 | J. Michael Cole
OP-ED: China’s Censorship Rules Reach New Level of Absurdity
The CCP’s gradual descent into regulatory madness suggests that it is losing its grip on reality and on the people whom it seeks to control.