The Great Firewall

When this blog first visited the subject of how China would handle a sharply focused media spotlight, it recognized the immense public relations challenge that lied ahead for the Chinese authorities, the IOC, and their respective outside agencies.Thus far, the series of gaffes and misdeeds have by and large been washed away by the fluidity…… Continue reading The Great Firewall

Cardboard Buns

The authorities in China don’t take too kindly to cardboard buns . They announced strong measures against a TV news program that staged a segment featuring steamed buns stuffed with cardboard, soaked in caustic soda and seasoned with pork flavoring…fabricated by the station to garner higher ratings.That’s all? Have we got a reality show for…… Continue reading Cardboard Buns