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Chinese writer faces backlash for ‘Wuhan Diary’
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Chinese writer faces backlash for ‘Wuhan Diary’

After Wuhan was sealed off from the world, acclaimed Chinese writer Fang Fang started an online diary about the coronavirus…
China introduces mandatory face scans for phone users
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China introduces mandatory face scans for phone users

China will require telecom operators to collect face scans when registering new phone users at offline outlets starting Sunday, according…
Banned at home but thriving abroad: China’s social media campaign
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Banned at home but thriving abroad: China’s social media campaign

More than 78 million Facebook users follow the page of the state-run China Daily, where they are served a diet…
Training journalists in the era of fake news
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Training journalists in the era of fake news

As uncannily realistic “deep fake” videos proliferate online, including one recently retweeted by Donald Trump, journalism schools are scrambling to…
Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test
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Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test

Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to…
Can you be gay online in China? Social media companies aren’t sure
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Can you be gay online in China? Social media companies aren’t sure

Hong Kong (CNN Business)–Weibo can’t seem to get it right. After apparently censoring a popular hashtag related to LGBT issues,…
Huh? China stumped by Ivanka Trump’s ‘Chinese proverb’
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Huh? China stumped by Ivanka Trump’s ‘Chinese proverb’

  Chinese social media users are scratching their heads over a “Chinese proverb” US President Donald Trump’s daughter and advisor…
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