Batman, Pandaman and the Blind Man: A Case Study in Social Change Memes and Internet Censorship in China

@article{Mina2014BatmanPA,
  title={Batman, Pandaman and the Blind Man: A Case Study in Social Change Memes and Internet Censorship in China},
  author={An Xiao Mina},
  journal={Journal of Visual Culture},
  year={2014},
  volume={13},
  pages={359 - 375}
}
  • A. Mina
  • Published 1 December 2014
  • Education
  • Journal of Visual Culture
While the internet has been examined as a utilitarian space for social movements, it also acts as a cultural space for personal and community expression about important social issues. While examining the particularities of the memetic form – often catchy humor, simple imagery, and remixing – the author examines meme culture as a vehicle for political and social critique in the context of China’s stringent web censorship and propaganda. She looks at social change memes that have arisen around… 

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