Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Chinese bloggers rise in defence of the country

Here is a lesson in nationalism, from China.

While the Olympic torch lit the way for international anti-China protests, it also became the catalyst for Chinese nationalists to develop their voice – especially on the Internet. Chinese cyber nationalists are flexing their power as a nation of consumers by calling for a series of boycotts – proving that the issues might be more about economics than Democracy, says New America Media editor Jun Wang.

See News Analysis by Jun Wang at NAM site

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