March 2010

The Great Firewall of China

Have you ever used Internet in mainland China? Are there any websites you are unable to access? Just click to watch the brief history of China's Great Firewall !!!

The potential of Microblogging to become a milestone

2010-03-29 - toadi
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Editor note: below is a translation of Beijing News' interview with Hu Yong, a Beijing University Professor, on the potential of micro-blogging in political engagement in China.

The potential of Microblogging to become a milestone

If the BBS was the first milestone, then microblogging certainly has the potential to become the second. The meaning behind the microblog becoming a milestone, is in the way it spreads information.

BJ News: You have long been concerned about the development of the Internet; how do you view this emerging microblogging communication tool?