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Embattled politician’s “playboy” son defends him on Tumblr

Bo Guagua, 24, used Tumblr to defend his father, former Chinese politician Bo Xilai, against accusations of bribery and promiscuity.

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Rage at corruption goes uncensored in China after official arrested for raping underage girls

News of a local party deputy chief’s sexual misconduct is the second most popular search in China’s Twitter.

On by Kevin Morris

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The 6 most-censored events from 2012 on China’s Twitter

MIT graduate student Chi-Chu Tschang analyzed the volume of censorship over time on Sina Weibo. 

On by Kevin Morris

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Two prominent journalists silenced on China’s Sina Weibo

China continues its Internet clampdown as it reels from the largest political scandal to hit the country in years.

On by Kevin Morris

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The surprising reason you can’t search for Google in China

Google is being censored as a search term on China’s Twitter-like micrblogs. Here’s why. 

On by Kevin Morris

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6 arrested in Internet crackdown in China

China launched a massive crackdown against political rumors over the weekend, arresting six people, shutting down 16 websites, and shuttering the comment sections of popular Twitter-like microblogs.

On by Kevin Morris

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While political rumors swirl on China’s microblogs, censors watch

If you’re trying to get the bottom of the lastet political rumor in China, don’t look to its social networks, which are strategically censored.

On by Kevin Morris

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