Michael Anti

Behind the Great Firewall of China

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Michael Anti (aka Jing Zhao) has been blogging from China for 12 years. Despite the control the central government has over the Internet — "All the servers are in Beijing" — he says that hundreds of millions of microbloggers are in fact creating the first national public sphere in the country's history, and shifting the balance of power in unexpected ways.

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Michael Anti · Blogger

Michael Anti (Zhao Jing), a key figure in China's new journalism, explores the growing power of the Chinese internet.

Michael Anti (Zhao Jing), a key figure in China's new journalism, explores the growing power of the Chinese internet.