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  • With 'Big Tiger' caught, Chinese media can finally name its prey

    BEIJING (Reuters) - "Big Tiger" is gone. "Master Kang" has disappeared. The various euphemisms Chinese media have used to describe a once powerful domestic security tsar are no longer necessary, after the Communist Party announced on Tuesday that it...
  • John Green books come under parental fire again

    John Green books come under parental fire again
    First it was Florida, then Wisconsin. John Green's books -- though not "The Fault in Our Stars," which became the summer movie -- have come under fire from parents. In Pasco County, Fla., Green's young adult novel "Paper Towns" was removed from an...
  • Read: Student's letter about the Neshaminy High School newspaper controversy

    The following is the text of a letter written by Neshaminy High School senior football player Stephen Pirritano regarding the use of the school nickname "Redskins" in the school newspaper:  In October of 2013 the Neshaminy School District run paper,...
  • Florida school pulls Cory Doctorow's book, he sends it to students

    Florida school pulls Cory Doctorow's book, he sends it to students
    Note to principals interested in quietly removing books from summer reading programs: Don't target novels written by one of the editors of BoingBoing. Upon hearing his young adult novel "Little Brother" had been pulled from the summer reading program...
  • China broadens crackdown on Google services

    When Yi Ran is working on new designs for his Yinshen Clothing company, he often turns to Google to search for pictures to use as inspiration. "The results are more complete and objective than Chinese search services," says the 30-year-old from Guangzhou....
  • China's cinematic censors say 'No' to 'Noah'

    When Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises were finishing up "Noah," they looked to an unusual market to release the $130-million biblical epic: China. Paramount has enjoyed tremendous success in the world's most populous nation, with...
  • China's Jia Zhangke Plans 'Mountains' Trek

    Top Chinese auteur Jia Zhangke ("A Touch of Sin") will voyage into the future as he sets "Mountains May Depart" as his next film. The film, which starts production in October, will also be Jia's first to be shot outside China. "I want to examine how...
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  • Reel China: Director John Woo to lead Beijing film festival jury

    Reel China: Director John Woo to lead Beijing film festival jury
    BEIJING -- Director-producer John Woo will head up the jury at the fourth annual Beijing International Film Festival, which kicks off April 16, organizers said. Woo, 67, is the Hong Kong helmer of films including "Mission: Impossible II," "A Better...
  • LinkedIn makes major play for China

    LinkedIn makes major play for China
    SAN FRANCISCO -- LinkedIn is launching a Chinese language website to expand its presence in China, which boasts the world's largest Internet population. The Mountain View, Calif., company is hoping the website, which uses simplified Chinese characters,...
  • Episode of NBC's 'The Blacklist' pulled from Chinese websites

    BEIJING -- The latest installment of NBC’s hit drama “The Blacklist” was deleted Wednesday from all major Chinese video-streaming websites that carry the popular TV show, marking the second time an episode of the program has been...