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John Kennedy · September, 2006

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

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Latest posts by John Kennedy from September, 2006

29 September 2006

China: Killing chickens, not for bird flu

A corruption probe has led to the dismissal of Chen Liangyu, the highest-ranked Communist official in Shanghai and key member of former Chairman Jiang Zemin‘s Shanghai Gang, a rival faction...

21 September 2006

China: Cows, pigs and balls

Last week, two women at Bullog.cn—a blogger's portal unique in that it was set up by prominent bloggers themselves as opposed to a large media corporation—acted on dissatisfaction with what...

19 September 2006

China: Italian journalist inspires

Earlier this month when Chinese state-owned news agency Xinhua forbid mainland news media from printing foreign news agency content not purchased directly from Xinhua itself, there was lots to be...

12 September 2006

China: Video save taskforce needed

When tens of thousands of Ruian, Zhejiang citizens came out to protest the official conclusion of an investigation into the death of high school teacher Dai Haijing, it didn't take...

10 September 2006

China: Mao Who?

Saturday marked the thirtieth anniversary of Mao Zedong‘s death. Like the closeted bones some families would rather just forget about, China seems to be serious about moving on from the...

8 September 2006

China: Don't anger the youth

Trolls with dozens of axes to grind, China's angry youth (愤青) are the single loudest and mobilized group on the internet in China. Nationalist, racist, sexist and more, they embody...

3 September 2006

China: What's up with the web

The newly-born portal for progressive bloggers Bullog was booted from its host server in Inner Mongolia late last month, and relocating to Beijing hasn't seemed to help as the site—as...

1 September 2006

China: Lists

Blogger's block, we all get it sometimes. Ruthless readers, our editors, don't have time for excuses. So what's a blogger to do? Lists! Here are few from the last few...

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