Tag Archives: Great Firewall of China

China’s Weibo Doesn’t Stack Up to Twitter in the Global Conversation

by Echo Xie Last weekend, the annual “Media That Matters” conference was held at American University. Everyone was told at door that the hashtag for the conference is #MTMDC and encouraged to use Twitter and tweet throughout the conference. And … Continue reading

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Soft Power & China’s Need to be Liked

by Gabby LaVerghetta China wants to be liked. More specifically, China wants to be liked by us. And by us I mean the American public. Over the past few months, China has undertaken a massive public diplomacy campaign in the … Continue reading

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