What roles do digital technologies play in the construction of national sovereignty? Who gets to shape the meanings of ‘homelands’ and ‘territories’ in the East Asian region? Join us for an online discussion with students from Leiden University.
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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 introduction to the 2015 special issue of the academic journal Asiascape: Digital Asia discusses the contributions to the special issue theme “Where Is Digital Asia?”