“We Shanghainese value our image. We don’t want to lose face in front of the entire world…”
“Entering the divide?” Are you serious? Yeah, that’s cheesy, real cheesy. But now you want to know the full extent of that cheesiness, right? Whether you enjoy Kai Pan’s posts here, or hate them, or him, it’s time for Kai to leave.
Roland Emmerich’s 2009 apocalyptic movie “2012″ has been praised and criticized for pandering to China and Chinese audiences…and why that’s egotistically ridiculous.
Kaiser Kuo speaks at TEDxHonolulu about the crisis in US-China relationships on a person-to-person level, exacerbated by large-scale and unmediated contact over the internet.
Summary of interesting points and the English-language China blogs mentioned in the recent BON TV David Moser interview with Jeremy Goldkorn and Michael Anti.
A review and comparison of well-known English-language blogs about China that emphasize translation of original Chinese news, information, and content. Which is the best? The worst?
What does American media’s coverage of the 2008 Lhasa Tibetan riots vs. 2009 Urumqi Uighur riots tell us about Americans? Can Uighur activists engage in spin?
Is American hegemony tied to its aptitude for soccer (er, football)? Is Transformers 2 really just a big commercial for the United States to sell its weapons?
CNR’s Weekly Review highlights some of the most interesting and can’t miss blog posts from the English China blogosphere. This week: May 9-15, 2009.
Since chinaSMACK popped into the scene, other English China blogs have increasingly copied its formula of translating Chinese discussion forum news and content.