Xinhua’s “Tilt-Shit” Photos Are Indeed Eyebrow-Raising

Tilt-shit photography, Xinhua
Remember, folks: to err is human. And when you do err on official Chinese state media, like Xinhua editor Mo Hong’e, rest assured that BJC will be there to amplify the error and make fun of you. Here’s Xinhua piece on “tilt-shit photos.” I’m a little confused by the caption though: “Photo:” What does that... Read more »

The PRC’s “Human Rights Record Of The United States In 2011” Explained

Human rights record of the US 2011 featured image
Last Friday, the State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China published a report called The Human Rights Record of the United States in 2011. It was in response to the US State Department's Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2011, which featured information on about 200 countries, China included. China's report, published on Xinhua, et al., was about 8,000 words. We read it so you don't have to -- and brought in TAR Nation to explain what it all means.

China’s Official Press Agency Loves Those Sexy Teen Models

Xinhua, believe it or not
Let’s play a guessing game. What kind of website would host a series of pictures such as the above? (Too classy, probably.) Bro Bible? Frat House Sports? Slingshot? Surely one of those sites with features like “The 50 Bustiest Girls on Facebook” and pop-up video ads. One of those sites in which a new... Read more »