We are here to offer a balance that is sorely lacking in the mainstream Western press about all things ‘China’ and ‘Chinese.’ Some of you might have wondered how this endeavor is fairing as we approach our second year. Allen and I are grateful of the authors and those of you who come here to comment. This short post is a ‘thank you’ and an example of the real impact this is having in getting more balance out there.
Following is a snapshot as of today of how Ray‘s recent article, “Debunking Myth of China exploiting Africa Again!,” is being circulated on Twitter. Click on it to read the endorsement for the great discussion.
In the grand scheme of things, this blog’s readership is still relatively small. But as you will see in the profiles of those who tweeted, it is obvious the article and the discussion have a wider reach than just this blog alone.
With the recent SOPA controversy gripping America, Allen’s article, “What does ‘Internet Censorship’ Mean?” got thousands of views yesterday. Google search for “What does Internet censorship mean?” has Allen’s article ranked third in the search result.
Everyone’s contribution here will have an impact. Good job Ray and thank you all.