The Great Firewall of China

In addition to the current workshop topics for the upcoming conference, we will be presenting ‘The Great Firewall of China’ regarding China’s Internet usage and social media. The Internet and, more recently, social networks, have been heralded as powerful tools to combat oppression, censorship and misinformation. Twitter was famously used to coordinate protests during the Arab Spring while YouTube has been used as a platform … Continue reading The Great Firewall of China