China: The patriotic ‘ziganwu’ bloggers who attack the West (BBC)

BBC: China: The patriotic ‘ziganwu’ bloggers who attack the West. “Guyanmuchan is among a new crop of bloggers known as the ‘ziganwu’, whose rise in fame on Chinese social media has been inextricably linked with the ascendancy of Chinese nationalism. Their name refers to the infamous ‘wumao’ army of trolls who are paid to spread state propaganda – but the difference is that the ‘ziganwu’ do it for free.”

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