#BoycottMulan is trending again as the lead actress’ police brutality comments resurface
'Mulan' star Liu Yifei voiced controversial views on police brutality.
On Sep 4, 2020 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
The misfits who made roller derby a thing in Beijing
How do you promote a sport to people who’ve never heard of it—without using Facebook?
On Mar 9, 2016 by Catherine Scott
Sticking pens under your boobs is the hot new trend in China
We blame Ann Landers.
On Jan 27, 2016 by David Britton
In the wake of the Oregon shooting, a look at 2 forms of media censorship
There were two mass killings this week. You probably only heard of one of them.
On Oct 3, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
China is censoring online news of stock market plunge
Of course, it's not working as planned.
On Aug 24, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
Everyone’s obsessed with this hot guy selling bean curd
We'd like to get our hands on his beans. And yes, that is a euphemism.
On Jun 24, 2015 by Gabe Bergado
Women are putting coins on their collarbones to show off how thin they are
You might be sickly and frail, but hey—at least you no long need a change purse.
On Jun 18, 2015 by Marisa Kabas
Hairy armpits for women are making a serious comeback
Thanks to a Chinese social media campaign and Miley Cyrus, women all over the world are letting their pit hair fly free.
On Jun 11, 2015 by Mary Emily O'Hara
A Chinese businessman bought his favorite porn star out of the industry for 15 years
Rola Misaki is making an interesting decision.
On May 15, 2015 by Dylan Love
China threatens to censor its largest social media network
Yo dawg I heard you like censorship. So we put censorship in your censorship.
On Apr 13, 2015 by Kevin Collier
China moves to ban anonymous usernames
New law prohibiting fake usernames could be hard to enforce, experts say.
On Feb 5, 2015 by Tim Sampson
The real reason China blocks porn
China says it blocked a billion pornographic posts in 2014. Yet it's still easy to find through the Great Firewall.
On Jan 27, 2015 by Anthony Tao
Chinese censors target murder, ghosts, and extramarital sex
What is TV even for if not watching murder and adultery?
On Nov 14, 2014 by Miles Klee
Why China wants to pay you to spread propaganda on the Internet
On Weibo, those pro-government communiques might be from paid shills.
On Oct 24, 2014 by Chris Tognotti