Oiwan Lam · April, 2008

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

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Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from April, 2008

Japan: Suicide Phenomenon

  25 April 2008

Asiajin blogs a new suicide phenomenon by creating lethal hydrogen sulfide gas in Japan. The method is widely spread in the Internet.

South Korea: Pro Tibet Mobilization

  25 April 2008

CINA forecasts a pro-Tibet protest during the Olympic Torch relay in Seoul the coming Sunday. According to the blogger, the extreme right to the left and the liberals will have a united front in supporting a free Tibet.

China: Biggest Carrefour in the World

  25 April 2008

Xueyong criticized the Carrefour boycott and pointed out that the rise of China is related to the growth of global retailing stores like Carrefour as most of their products are made in China. In fact China is the biggest Carrefour in the World [zh].

China: City Control Team

  25 April 2008

Ceng ying commented that the city control team acted like an anti-government propaganda team when they rid the street vendors out of the city [zh].

China: GFW-ed Media Research

  24 April 2008

ESWN translated a local media research on three big news agencies’ Olympic torch relay report. Beifeng pointed out that the research result had been affected by the Great Fire wall (also via ESWN translation.)

China: CNN, Media and Market

  24 April 2008

Yang Hengjun wrote a very elaborated article on the CNN bias in reporting about Middle East and China. A crucial factor is the patriotic sentiment after 911 which reshaped the media market and the major victims of the bias are overseas Chinese [zh].

China: Anti-CNN Virtual Demonstration

  24 April 2008

Some netizens in China have organized a virtual demonstration against western media and in support of the Beijing Olympics at the Second City (a virtual game). via Anti-CNN.

Macau: 5000 Tips from the Government

  23 April 2008

The Macau government decided to give every citizen 5000 dollars for relieving the inflation problem. Long ching noticed that rather than appreciating such move, people are skeptical of the policy [zh].

China: Grace Wang's Essay

  23 April 2008

ESWN puts together comments from various sources and translates a Chinese article from my1510 criticizing Grace Wang's essay in the Washington Post.

China: Anti anti-CNN

  23 April 2008

Anti in nationonline.com (a nationalistic website) urged people to anti “anti-CNN” and criticized that the anti-CNN is run by commercial organization.

China: Anti-CNN An Unlawful Website?

  22 April 2008

Unbending Notes found out that anti-cnn.com hasn't been registered properly according to the requirement by the ministry of information industry [zh]. The domain is registered under the Jim from Tsinghua University and hosted by www.DNS.COM.CN.

China: A History of Red Heart

  22 April 2008

Recently many netizens in China joined the campaign in hanging a red heart in their msn signatures. 1bao posted an article written by Qian Gang about the history of red heart in contemporary China [zh].

China: American Teacher Attacked

  22 April 2008

Love Hunan posted at Zhuzhouwang about an American teacher being beaten up by secondary school students[zh] outside Carrefour in Hunan Zhuzhou district in April 20. Shanghaiist has an update.

China: Comment on Grace Wang's Article

  22 April 2008

Tu Zhu xi from my1510.com comments on Grace Wang's article in Washington Post. The blogger feels that Wang has turned herself into people's enemy because she has allowed herself to be used by western media[zh].

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