Xi Jinping

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Has Xi Jinping Gotten His Crown?

For months, observers of China’s political terrain have speculated on what phrase will come to symbolize the Chinese president’s rise to paramount leader status. We might now have our answer. Read More

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Bullets and smartphones

A recent piece in the People's Daily from a top censorship official provides a disturbing glimpse into the depths of Xi Jinping's ambition when it comes to information control. Read More

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Supervising Supervision

Media controls have long been tightening in China. But President Xi may want much more -- a radical restructuring of the entire information control system to put a stop to unwanted public opinion. Read More