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Zhihu: A New Space for Questions and Discussion in China

Written by Abby Liu On 24 January 2014 @ 8:13 am | No Comments

In China, Chinese, Citizen Media, East Asia, English, Quick Reads, Technology, Youth

Since China's crackdown on the most popular social media Sina Weibo, a new online platform Zhihu [1]has become popular among public intellectuals as a space for rich discussion. Similar to Quora.com, Zhihu allows Chinese web users to post questions, with the best responses upvoted by others. It is free from government censorship, at least for now. TeaLeafNation [1] has more details. 


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[1] Zhihu : http://www.tealeafnation.com/2014/01/let-a-hundred-questions-bloom-how-political-speech-thrives-on-chinas-quora/

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