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Edward Wong: Microblogs and Political Change in China

NEW YORK, February 5, 2013 — In a panel discussion among current and former New York Times China correspondents, Edward Wong discusses the rise in popularity of microblogs during his time in China. Criticism of the government on microblogs can show "what people are not satisfied with," he says, but "doesn't show that there's a revolution brewing." (3 min., 3 sec.)

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