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Cam MacMurchy
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Inside is a news curator like Twitter, but shows what is possible if news organizations are willing to take risks.
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I am so going here next time I'm in Shanghai.
He was spent. He was in acute need of comfort food. “I was really missing home, just feeling down. And I came in and said, 'Let's get orange chicken and egg rolls and fried rice and just drink some beers.' I was craving American Chinese food.” Problem was, he couldn't find it.
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Wikipedia China Becomes Front Line for Views on Language and Culture
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Even innocuous topics have become controversial for Wikipedia editors from China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, and compounding the issue are language differences.
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Looks like China may get comfortable with its regional distinctions before Canada does.
Migrating to a single character set would probably improve the language situation immensely but that probably should not be forced. 
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A Quest to Save AM Radio Before It’s Lost in the Static
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Already ailing, AM radio now is plagued by a new threat: rising interference from smartphones and consumer electronics that reduce many stations to little more than static.
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Qin Gang, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, on why China is refusing to issue new journalist visas and residency permits to two New York Times reporters, Philip Pan and Chris Buckley: Asked about the indefinite delays in issuing residency visas for Mr. Buckley and Mr. Pan, he replied, “The issuance of visas and residency permits …
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"Has anyone heard of a spouse being sued for breaching a company's confidentiality agreement when the spouse never worked for that company?" Tweets from the wife of reporter Michael F...
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A law firm in Guangdong says the girl should be held responsible for drinking too much. Continue reading →
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Shenzhen's foreign affairs office has invited members of the public to report incorrect English in signs and is even offering rewards to those who do. Continue reading →
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Please, let's spread that effort to instruction manuals. :)
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Caught in the Hipster Trap
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Sneakers? Can't wear them. Plaid? No way. Now, my new glasses are making me look like a slavish adopter of trends.
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On the morning of Thursday, July 12, 2012...
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Calgary, Canada - Victoria, Canada - Beijing, China - Shanghai, China - Guangzhou, China - Hong Kong, China - Vancouver, Canada