How should we understand the changes brought to China by digital technology and online communications? In what ways does the spectacle of Chinese “netizens” speaking back to “the Party” on social media distract us from seeing the Party’s increasing mastery and command of the mainland cybersphere? Can public culture flourish under one-party rule? These are questions that have and continue to frame a significant debate in the media and scholarship (e.g., Davies 2012; Sullivan 2014; Xiao 2011; Yang 2013).
|Title of host publication||Routledge Handbook of New Media in Asia|
|Editors||Larissa Hjorth, Olivia Khoo|
|Place of Publication||Abingdon Oxon UK|
|Number of pages||12|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|