Stories about China from May, 2016
The Meteoric Rise of (Recently Censored) Chinese Internet Celebrity Papi Jiang
Only a few days after Internet censors took down most of her clips for foul language, she sold advertising space on her weekly videos for $3.5 million.
China’s Independent Journalists Face High Risks — And Are in High Demand
Outside the umbrella of the media institution, independent journalists face many risks, but their work is becoming increasingly influential in China's media ecology.
Chinese Censors Crack Down on ‘Illegal’ Live-Streaming, Including Erotic Banana Eating
As it is impossible to pre-screen live-streamed content, China's public security bureau has set up a police station at the office of major live-streaming platform to oversee what is broadcast.