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Chinese writers navigate censors to publicise articles and earn cash via apps

With Facebook and Twitter blocked in China, they post their works on platforms such as WeChat or Weibo
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 05:50

China's widely-used apps have given writers such as Dr Qiao an outlet to self-publish and make money, as long as their words respect the boundaries set by online censors.


WHEN outspoken professor Qiao Mu posted his resignation letter on a popular Chinese messaging app, sympathetic readers tapped their phone screens to send him money, leaving him with a 20,000 yuan (S$4,030) payday.

China's widely-used applications have given writers such as

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