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The Anxiety of a Propaganda Chief in the Face of Media Changes, by Song Zhibiao


Until May 2011, Song Zhibiao (宋志标) was a commentator with the Southern Metropolis Daily in Guangzhou and well received for his commentaries on current affairs in China. He was suspended that month for his article commemorating the third anniversary of … Continue reading

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Perspective on Southern Weekend Incident: Root, Failure & Future, by Mo Zhixu


Mo Zhixu (莫之许), pen name of Zhao Hui (赵晖), is a Beijing-based Chinese dissident intellectual and a frequent contributor of Chinese-language publications known for his incisive views of Chinese politics and opposition. He is the co-author of “China at the … Continue reading

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Southern Weekend Incident: Larger Picture


I assume you are a China watcher and already know the Southern Weekend (also translated as the Southern Weekly) incident that’s been raging on for the last couple of days. If you are not, you’ll find out here. Either way, … Continue reading

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