This article originally appeared at our sister site, the Asia Digital Life Project. At the end of last month, a U.S.-government organization called the Open […]
You likely need no introduction to Flappy Bird, nor to its controversial rise to fame and fall from the top of the online game stores […]
Last summer, many Vietnamese users of Facebook began noticing their newsfeeds filling up with something new — still frames from classic Disney animated films, such […]
December 4 was not a slow news day in Vietnam. The National Assembly’s “revisions” to the nation’s Constitution, which had been approved less than a […]
It’s been said a million times in a million different ways: breaking up is hard to do. The Social Media Era has made what was […]
On October 22, Vietnam was set alight by news of the attempted cover-up of a private medical patient’s death in Hanoi. The incident had all […]
It’s been almost six weeks since the October 4 death of General Vo Nguyen Giap in Vietnam brought the entire nation to a standstill and […]
Elsewhere in the Western hemisphere, August represents the tail end of summer, a winding down of the year before the slow march into winter. Here […]
In mid-June, around the 14th, a provocative status update surfaced on the personal Facebook profile of a popular Vietnamese user who goes by the name […]
“Recurring and stereotyped news stories portray a dynamic world of change while disguising old ideological understandings and solutions as social truth.” –  W. Lance Bennett […]