China’s authorities try to curtail the internet and especially try to implement a ‘real-name’ policy for online debate. But internet watcher Jeremy Goldkorn does not see the end of the internet in China as we know it, he tells in the Voice of America.
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The purchase of CIC by WPP has put China’s leading analytic firm of its vibrant social-media scene in the limelight. Founder and chairman Sam Flemming explains in AdAge the importance of his work. PepsiCo, Nike, Dell and L’Oreal belong to their customers.
The announcement the People’s Daily, the daily newspaper of the Communist Party, is going – at least partially – public did not come as a surprise to media watcher Jeremy Goldkorn from Beijing, he tells AFP.
People and institutions in China’s computer industry do not trust each other, stalling innovation, argues sociologist Tricia Wang on her weblog. Without trust there will be no collaboration, and no innovation.
Setting the stage for the holiday season, Chinese American Kaiser Kuo, currently director international relations for search engine Baidu, calls for real people-to-people relationship on a rally to support Americans studying in China and improve mutual relations, according to the China Daily.
Mobile might be the next big thing in China, both mobile platforms and ad agencies have still a hard time to find each other, tells William Bao Bean, Managing Director Singtel Innov8, in AdAge.
Tom Doctoroff of JWT in Shanghai discusses with colleagues his bullish predictions on advertising in China for 2012 at Thoughtful China. Doctoroff see ‘nervousness’ among his multinational clients, as media costs skyrocket.
After a decade, internet enthusiast and rock star Kaiser Kuo wrote his last column “Ich bin ein Beijiner” in The Beijinger, his take on his new home town in China. But he is not gone, he notes: “I’m not going anywhere, and you’ll know where to find me.” Kuo is currently spokesperson for search engine Baidu.