August 5 – August 11
Sign up for our Chug-Off for Charity event, with all proceeds going to Magic Hospital. Andray Abrahamian wrote about how not to do journalism in China, using Channel 4 as an example. Beige Wind wrote about ethnic friendship and the music video “Harmonious Xinjiang.”
Xinhua accidentally published porno again, then fell for a satirical Borowitz Report. A woman in Hong Kong went crazy on a foreigner with a racist rant for the ages. Stone Authority Brother recapped the WWE house show in Shanghai.
WSJ says its Chinese website was not blocked after all. A young woman was stabbed multiple times outside Communication University of China, this after a manager was stabbed to death in Jingkelong. Here’s the best picture of Chinese leaders, shirtless, you’ll see.
Cantonese is less weird than Mandarin, apparently. In the quarterfinals of the FIBA Asia Championship, China lost to Chinese Taipei for the first time ever. Kobe Bryant is making Chinese fans happy again (and making them cry).
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