A media activist, researcher and educator currently based in Hong Kong. My Twitter account is @oiwan and personal views are published on: patreon.com/oiwan
Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from February, 2016
China Won't Broadcast the Hong Kong Film Awards Because of Dystopian Nominee ‘Ten Years’
"What is so fearful about this film? The film has portrayed different thoughts and perspectives; this can be a starting point for communication and understanding."
Facts Be Damned. China's President Demands Media Outlets Parrot the Party Line
"When all the media are working for something other than the people's interest, people are left behind and forgotten."
China's Media Wants You to Love the State as Much as You Love Your Family
"...you can't cut your connection with your father for the emperor's sake. The expression of 'showing filial piety to the state' is absolutely ridiculous."
Hong Kongers’ Long-Simmering Distrust of Government Boils Over in the ‘Fishball Riots’
"...we will fight back. We will not act like the fools in the Occupy Central protest, sitting there and waiting for the cops to arrest them."
For Mainland Chinese, Taiwan's Earthquake Relief Efforts Stand in Stark Contrast to Their Own
"So concrete, transparent and efficient."
China Tries to Be Hip With Its Latest Political Propaganda Songs
Chinese Communist Party propaganda now comes in rap form, with lyrics like, "Say it with me, The Four Comprehensives, The Four Comprehensives, a prosperous society is the goal".