American multinational tech company Apple appears to be doing Beijing’s bidding with an alleged advert ban placed upon two independent Chinese language media publications in Australia.
China’s ruling communists are introducing laws that prohibit foreign media companies from posting content online without official approval, but this is something they’ve already been doing in practice, says an academic.
People’s Court News, China‘s Supreme Court official Weibo account, posted this message in its routine “Goodnight Friends” statement on May 12:
Although the Chinese government has attempted to cover up the Tiananmen Square Massacre of June 4, 1989, the shock waves did make it through to the rest of the world.
Jiang Zemin, once chief of the Chinese Communist Party, is an unsavory character, and his outbursts over the years have provided people with plenty of material for puns.
Many people have heard of the bodies exhibits that tour the world, showing viewers what the human body looks like on the inside. But most are unaware of the connection with the Chinese Communist Party.
This story of a young woman arrested for holding a banner got censored on China’s popular blogging site Sina Weibo.
This blog post was recently “harmonized” on Sina Weibo, China’s answer to Twitter.
A 9-year-old boy’s school report on China‘s president got so widely shared on social media that the Internet police deleted it.
Bloggers in China can be very creative when making statements about politics, although Internet censors usually track down and “harmonize” their work pretty quickly.