“We Shanghainese value our image. We don’t want to lose face in front of the entire world…”
Off-the-wall, “weird” news” keep popping up in the papers. Does this confirm the Chinese media lacking “in-depth” news due to them being politically sensitive?
Why authoritarian China is defying Western democratic expectations by not failing & imploding…and how foreigners indeed interfere with its internal affairs.
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.
Americans outraged by the Empire State Building honoring the People’s Republic of China’s 60th anniversary with red and yellow lighting reveal their own bias & hypocrisy.
Does China’s mainstream media fear competition from new media like the internet? Editors of the People’s Daily don’t think so, and say bloggers are parasites.
TIME’s Bryan Walsh points a finger at China for “seiz[ing] the moral high ground” during climate talks last week and warns that the “U.S. … might get lapped.”