Censorship and Alter-production

Written by Guobin Yang. I would like to approach the question of Internet censorship from a relatively unconventional angle. While a great deal of research aims to find out what is being censored on the Chinese Internet, I want to borrow ideas from a remarkable article by the […]

Taiwan, China, and the future of U.S. policy in Asia

Written by Douglas Paal. China has just concluded its 19th Party Congress. The air is redolent with questions about how much will change and what will continue. After more than a year of extremely cautious avoidance of controversy, especially with its neighbors, Beijing may now have a free hand […]

A Tale of Two Publishers: Is censorship the new normal?

Written by Kevin Carrico. On August 18th of this year, news broke that Cambridge University Press was censoring over 300 articles from China Quarterly on its Chinese website. The deletions were requested by Beijing, based on indiscriminate keyword searches like “Tibet,” “Tiananmen,” and “Taiwan.” Media attention rapidly focused […]

Developments in Chinese Media Censorship

Written by Jonathan Hassid. Now that Xi Jinping has been newly inaugurated to his second term as General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) with a strengthened position, his thoughts will inevitably turn to expanding the CCP’s position of power and influence in Chinese public life. One […]