Tag Archives: China Propaganda Department

Ivan has gone back to America

A while ago we lost touch with our American friend and co-blogger, Ivan.    And for some years we have known him to be secretive about his work. Over the past two years or so, he told us he had moved … Continue reading

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Technical Problems

This Blog is experiencing some technical problems.  In short, our modem died at around midday yesterday.  I tried every trick in the book as the technologically less savvy members of our family (I’m referring to Ned Kelly and Sam the half … Continue reading

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Zhang Ziyi’s Ass and Chinese Netizens’ Mouths

Has anyone noticed that the anti-vulgarity campaign actually started with Zhang Ziyi’s ass? We thought we’d seen it all: Zhang Ziyi’s ass in the settings of serious art movies, on the cover of trendy magazines, on the laps of sleazy … Continue reading

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Propaganda Works in Anhui Province

Anhui Province Communist Party General Secretary Wang Jinshan gave the following speech after he had received a report on propaganda and ideological works at a recent Provincial Party Committee’s standing committee meeting.  The title of his speech was “To get … Continue reading

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