September 27, 2012
Chinese Media Ignored Anti-Japan Protests
Sandra Huang, The Atlantic
It's already entered the annals of China's brief but rich Internet history: On Sina Weibo, China's Twitter, posts showing massive anti-Japan protests in China went viral on September 15th and 16th. Out in the real world, protestors across dozens of Chinese cities marched in the thousands. In addition to rejecting Japan's claim on the uninhabited island, Chinese Web chatter has zeroed in on two issues: China's nationwide anti-Japan protests and some protesters' violent behavior.
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