China Readings for 2011-02-07

  • Is Groupon trying to get kicked out of China before it even gets started? | Shanghaied Weblog http://bit.ly/fssQNX Listen 2 @chijs #
  • Groupon Super Bowl Ad- Tibet ???????????????????up on Yoku, with Chinese subtitles http://bit.ly/eYbaDF #
  • Behind The Wall – A Tale of Two Commercials http://on.msnbc.com/go9nrt Tencent (excellent) and Groupon (stupid) ads #
  • Concrete evidence of China's naval ambitions-Telegraph http://bit.ly/hlWKA8 "secretly built concrete aircraft carrier 4 pilot training" #
  • Groupon Super Bowl advert under fire | beyondbrics | FT.com http://bit.ly/fs1KAL #
  • China, men, purses: In China, alpha males carry designer purses – latimes.com http://lat.ms/i3UYi7 not new trend. cash bulky, convenient #
  • Charity @groupon promoting-Tibet Fund http://bit.ly/gsOz3b 4 Tibetans in exile. Can't c this helping Groupon China. tencent has mess 2 clean #
  • Resentment Finds Target In Ahmed Ezz-NYT http://nyti.ms/hMN31r Egypt’s Ire Turns 2 Confidant of Mubarak’s Son. another reminder for China #
  • China's economic invasion of Africa | World news | The Guardian http://bit.ly/hpdqA5 #
  • curious if as part of their US expansion Tencent will run ads (tongue in cheek or not) about the destruction of Navajo and Hopi culture? #
  • Gore's Investment Firm Said to Start $500 Million Asian Fund – Bloomberg http://bloom.bg/ijyuyW #
  • Groupon "Tibet" Super Bowl Ad stream on Sina Weibo ???? – http://bit.ly/gHFn2E this may get ugly #
  • China Builds Strategic Reserves of Rare-Earth Metals – WSJ.com http://on.wsj.com/fsN4ck #
  • FT.com / The Commodities note – Chinese corn imports forecast to soar http://bit.ly/iah7Iy #
  • Corn Prices To Soar As Chinese Imports Increase Ninefold Compared To Official Projections | zero hedge http://bit.ly/eisGtj #
  • Internet is for revolution http://bit.ly/dWeagA nice attack by Winer on Facebook, and re China plans. China not worth it 4 Facebook #
  • FT-Opinion – Beijing’s motives are often just pragmatic http://bit.ly/dNzZRE #
  • "Morozov urges the cyberutopians to open their eyes to the fact that the ­asocial pursuit of profit is what drives social media" #
  • "both Twitter and Facebook have refused to join the Global Network Initiative" #
  • NYT reviews @EvgenyMorozov 's “The Net Delusion,” says "brilliant and courageous book" http://nyti.ms/g4aJuD book http://amzn.to/hRuJRv #
  • Koch brothers in Washington's Republican spotlight – latimes.com http://lat.ms/eoCVZ1 name & shame Koch whore lackeys in media & pr #

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