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2018/05/27 | Morley J Weston
Data, Propaganda and Cambridge Analytica in Taiwan
In Taiwan's open society, government and political groups have embraced the use of Facebook as a barometer of public sentiment.
2018/04/26 | China Brief
PRC Content Farms Stoke Cross-Strait Media Battle
Chinese disinformation in Taiwan is nothing new, but the CCP is spreading it more effectively than ever before through the internet and social media.
2017/12/18 | Bill Laurance
Can Xi Control China's Overseas Resource Exploitation?
China’s ambitions will have some positive effects, and could even be economically transformative for certain nations, but other elements will benefit China while profoundly damaging our planet.
2017/06/01 | Cai Yiwen
From Propaganda Ballets to Dance for the People
Once a Cultural Revolution dancer, Wen Hui has become a pioneer of choreography that focuses on the experiences of real people.
2017/05/02 | Terry Flew
Media Power: China’s Latest Attempt to Win Friends and Influence People
Engaging in global soft power competition does not come cheaply to China.
2017/04/22 | Zi Yang
Political Indoctrination in Chinese Colleges
Among Chinese college students, support for the Party and government remain strong, at least on paper.
2017/04/13 | Oiwan Lam
How a Teenager's Mysterious Death in China is Eroding Public Trust in Authorities
The most widely shared theory is that Zhao was beaten to death by five other students for not paying protection dues of 10,000 yuan to a local group of bullies.
2017/03/30 | The Japan Times
Arrest in China Unnerves Australia
China's detention of a Sydney professor spotlights its questionable record when it comes to respect for academic freedom and human rights, and casts a shadow over Sino-Australian relations.
2017/03/27 | Rosemary Chen
Academic Who Opposed ‘Mao Concert’ Blocked from Leaving China
Professor Feng Chongyi has been outspoken about Beijing’s political influence in Chinese communities in Australia.
2016/10/03 | J. Michael Cole
OP-ED: Is Double Ten a Deadline for President Tsai?
Don’t hold your breath for a breakthrough in President Tsai’s cross-Strait policy on National Day.
2016/09/23 | Guobin Yang
Translation, Cyber Nationalism and Activism in China
Besides cyber-nationalism, translation plays an important role in environmental activism, feminist activism, labor activism and human rights activism.
2016/08/26 | J. Michael Cole
OP-ED: Should Mao Enter the Building?
Two scheduled concerts in Australia honoring Chairman Mao have sparked calls for boycotts. Let them sing and dance and spin all they want in his honor. Our job isn’t to silence them, as this would make us no better than the CCP.
2016/08/15 | J. Michael Cole
OP-ED: There's a Vaccine Against China's United Front Tactics
As long as Taiwan’s democratic institutions remain healthy, China’s multifaceted propaganda efforts against it won’t find the oxygen they need to prosper.
2016/08/15 | J. Michael Cole
Ex-SEF Chairman Lin Join-sane’s Foundation Could Be Conduit for PRC Political Warfare
It seemed innocuous enough: a conference commemorating Sun Yat-sen’s 150th anniversary. But look at the sponsors from the Chinese side and things become a little more interesting.
2016/07/27 | J. Michael Cole
Taiwan, Hong Kong Artists Forced to Sign ‘No Separatism’ Form: Reports
While there has not been any confirmation of a new rule, several artists have heard rumors that they will have to sign the document to perform in China.
2016/07/25 | Shuhei Omi
Behind China's Global Propaganda Campaign
'The Party wants to fundamentally change the conversation at the global level so as to defend China’s interests abroad and reinforce the ideological consensus at home.'