China: cruel news

Zhao mu puts together a bunch of descriptions used by some mainstream newspapers reports to show the indifference and cruelity of news language (zh). For example, to describe the suicidal act of desperate worker with the term “highrise jumping show”, to describe car accident hitting the victim's head as “winning the first (head) prize”.

Start the conversation

Authors, please log in »

Guidelines

  • All comments are reviewed by a moderator. Do not submit your comment more than once or it may be identified as spam.
  • Please treat others with respect. Comments containing hate speech, obscenity, and personal attacks will not be approved.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site