In this discussion, Leiden University grad students debate how nationalism fairs when it is updated for the information age.
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This article examines how Chinese websites shape online discourse on two Japan issues (the Nanjing Massacre and the East China Sea conflict), and what these sites can tell us about the leadership’s strategy for managing digital communication. It finds that the authorities apply a Leninist mass-communication logic to the web, turning the internet into an ‘info-web’ that brings digital media into the fold of China’s ‘traditional’ mass-media system.
This book chapter, co-authored with Jay Hwang, analyses how China’s propaganda specialists have used popular entertainment to frame China’s historiography by invoking discourses of modernization and a ‘Road to Revival’.