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Asian Survey. 2014; 5461059–1087 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.6.1059
Published: 01 December 2014
...Eric Harwit China’s weibo community numbered more than 300 million users in 2013. This article assesses the rise and influence of microblogs from political, social, and commercial aspects. It examines ways the Chinese government has controlled microblogs, considers newer competing forms of...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 602391–415 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.2.391
Published: 07 April 2020
... reproduce article content through the University of California Press s Reprints and Permissions web page, httpswww.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions. DOI: httpsdoi.org/ 10.1525/AS.2020.60.2.391. 391 social media platforms, Sina Weibo andWeixin/WeChat (deLisle, Goldstein, and Yang 2016). Activities...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 595822–843 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.5.822
Published: 01 October 2019
... Shih-Ding, China s Popular Nationalism on the Internet: Report on the 2005 Anti-Japan Network Struggles, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 7:1 (2006): 144 55; Christopher Cairns and Allen Carlson, Real-World Islands in a Social Media Sea: Nationalism and Censorship on Weibo during the 2012 Diaoyu/Senkaku...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 595870–888 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.5.870
Published: 01 October 2019
... Changing the Nature of Truth in China, The Atlantic, April 16, 2012, weibo-how-social-media-is-changing-the-nature-of-truth-in-china/255916 accessed November 4, 2018. 55. Jun Liu and Jing Ju, Daji wangluo yaoyan: taiqian muhou...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 58121–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.1.21
Published: 01 February 2018
... its efforts to further tighten its control of the flow of information in 2017. In late June the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television ordered some of China s most popular websites, such as Sina Weibo and Phoenix, to immediately shut down their video streaming services...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 5661168–1193 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.6.1168
Published: 01 December 2016
... pop- ular, with more than 12 million followers on Weibo, China s Twitter-like microblogging site. After his detention, Xu appeared on TV to confess his crimes In late May 2015, a prominent activist-blogger, Wu Gan, was arrested in Jiangxi Province on charges of defamation, inciting the subver...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 564731–753 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.4.731
Published: 01 August 2016
... online forums, QQ, Twitter, and Weibo (microblogging) to disseminate information on the demonstrations. Although the state authority deleted the online messages, many local resi- dents had known about the proposed action and participated. 32. Xiaozhou Li, Baise kongbuxia de Xiamenshi [Xiamen in white...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 562325–347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.2.325
Published: 01 April 2016
... through the media, a strategy that con- tinues under President Xi Jinping. State engagement also occurs at the local and departmental level, for example, through their respective Weibo accounts.11 12 Zhao argues that the government has retained these Maoist methods of control as tools to bolster support...
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Asian Survey. 2014; 543445–470 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.3.445
Published: 01 June 2014
... housing, career, environmental issues, and Weibo (China s version of Twitter) means they are potentially the most active participants in various issues-oriented social movements. Supporting weiquan also elevates the pub- lic image of the OCDM, showing that it is campaigning for people s liveli- hoods...
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Asian Survey. 2013; 532245–268 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.2.245
Published: 01 April 2013
... was written in on the ballot by voters.65 In this way, Du got 290 votes, and the other two formal deputy candidates got 133 and 18, respectively. The Tactics of Independent Candidates EXPLOIT THE INTERNET. In the 2011 12 election, microblogs (weibo) were widely used by independent candidates. For...
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Asian Survey. 2012; 523504–527 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2012.52.3.504
Published: 01 June 2012
... citizens of Hong Kong and mainland China on political issues. In general, liberal mainland Internet 19. The micro-blogging market in China is dominated by Sina and Tencent, which have provided weibo (microblog) services after Twitter was blocked in June 2009. Yet, mainland Chinese people reach Twitter...
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Asian Survey. 2012; 52128–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2012.52.1.28
Published: 01 February 2012
... networking sites have helped social groups to organize collective protests. Social networking sites have taken off in China since 2009. Today, more than 200 million Chinese use weibo (micro-blogs, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter) to discuss politics and news. They spend hours each day debating issues...