Does the Chinese government with its Internet controls make full use of the potentials that digital communication networks hold? This post looks at the PRC’s “Chaoyang model” of managing information flows, which is very much the same model that has informed media management in China throughout most of the 20th century.
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What does the 2013 German election have to do with North Korea? A lot, suggests a recent political comic that links non-voting to authoritarian politics. This post discusses what informs such arguments, and takes a closer look at the action of non-voting as a form of political critique.