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John Kennedy · August, 2006

Former Chinese Language Editor for Global Voices Online, living in Hong Kong.

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Latest posts by John Kennedy from August, 2006

26 August 2006

China: Leading Bishop released

China: Patron saint of activist-bloggers?

How to describe twenty two-year old MSN Spaces blogger Zeng Jinyan? A threat to national security? An AIDS activist who brings support, joy and hope to countless AIDS orphans? A...

24 August 2006

China: Censors vs. video, culture, innovation, humor, pretty much the entire Chinese blogsphere

Late last month a seemingly important stage was reached in the maturation process of China's blogsphere with the launch of Bullog.cn, a new website bringing together—a substantial and pertinent alternative...

19 August 2006

China: Blogs from the dark side

Does it goes without saying that the internet—particularly blogs and BBS'—is the place to go for unchecked and alternative voices in China? What about those blocked Chinese-language websites hosted overseas?...

17 August 2006

China: SARFT and farts, castrations feigned and intended: let the spoofing begin!

In a recent edition of MindMeters columnist Fang Jun's Marriagement column entitled Love in the Internet Age [zh] is a spoiler of the recently-released Hollywood movie Hard Candy: 危险的水果硬糖 Dangerous...

13 August 2006

China: Who could that be knocking on my door?

Links and headlines from two BBC Chinese stories found at the end of a post [zh] today from Blogbus blogger Boy70: The first mentions a China Eastern pilot who after...

9 August 2006

China: Hooker unions, uniting bloggers and qualitative and quantitative data from the Chinese blogsphere

One stock narrative for MSM reports on China is the untabooing of sex since Mao died. Indeed, a trip to the countryside reveals unsettling numbers of STD treatment posters and...

6 August 2006

China: Money's on the TV

Two quick thoughts: A look at Chinese television [zh] from Southern Metropolis Daily columnist and Lian Yue's Eighth Continent blogger Lian Yue (连岳) dated August 5: 作为权力玩物的电视台 TV Station as...

3 August 2006

China: Two tales of a boy's death

On July 16, well-known and outspoken political commentary writer Liao Zusheng's (廖祖笙) son Liao Mengjun (廖梦君) is surreptitiously called from summer vacation back to his school to pick up his...

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