John Kennedy · May, 2007

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

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Latest posts by John Kennedy from May, 2007

China: Student hits teacher video

  28 May 2007

Think Chinese high school students today are Party drones? Or unruly punks? How about their teachers? Cellphone footage of a student smacking a teacher hits the video sharing website circuit and the Chinese internet community hunts the boy and his home address down.

China: Splitting hairs over stem cells

  23 May 2007

Stem cell research—it's an old topic, but it's also a top topic, at least for today as two key Chinese public intellectuals—one a tv news personality and the other a crusader against intellectual fraud and traditional Chinese medicine—battle it out on their PhoenixTV blogs. It started with this post yesterday...

China: Citizen blogger treading new ground?

  18 May 2007

With all the hype and money behind web 2.0 citizen media in America, is it possible that one young Chinese vegetable farmer has been able to make more gains more quickly than any Western initiatives have?

China: Time for a net video tv channel?

  11 May 2007

There was a proposal put forth recently at one collective of Chinese to English translation bloggers for people to consider making use of Dotsub.com to subtitle cell phone and digital camera-shot video posted online. What would people outside China be interested in seeing? Something with action? How about protest? Is...

China: Most influential unknown person

  6 May 2007

When 22 year-old Beijing-based blogger Zeng Jinyan (曾金燕) was chosen by Time magazine this week as one of the world's most influential people, well, there aren't all that many reactions to bring you.

China: Poisoned pets, our food regulations

  2 May 2007

With American FDA officials on the way to China to get to the bottom of the inclusion of the toxic chemical melamime in pet food exported to the United States, now known to have been responsible for at least several thousand cat and dog deaths, what do Chinese netizens have...

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