The Other Digital China

Book cover of "The Other Digital China" by Jing Wang

The Other Digital China
Professor Jing Wang
Harvard University Press, 2019

The Chinese government has increased digital censorship under Xi Jinping. Why? Because online activism works; it is perceived as a threat in halls of power. In The Other Digital China, Jing Wang502 Bad Gateway

The Other Digital China
Jing Wang

About Jing Wang

Professor Jing Wang, S. C. Fang Professor of Chinese Language and Culture, is the founder and director of MIT New Media Action Lab and serves as the Chair of the International Advisory Board for Creative Commons China. She is also the founder and secretary-general of NGO2.0

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Wang’s first book The Story of Stone (published in English and Japanese) won her the 1992 Joseph Levenson Prize for the “Best Book on Pre-Modern China,” awarded by the Association of Asian Studies. Her third single-authored book Brand New China: Advertising, Media, and Commercial Culture came out in Arabic, Japanese, and Chinese translations. Her fourth single-authored book The Other Digital China: Nonconfrontational Activism on the Social Web is forthcoming from Harvard University Press in December 2019. One of Wang’s edited volume (with Winnie Wong) “Reconsidering the 2006 MIT Visualizing Cultures Controversy”
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Wang has received fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Studies of Harvard University, the National Humanities Center, and the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation.

 

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