Category Archives: Research Students

Shanzhai Culture

Zhang Lin and Anthony Fung (2013) The Myth of ‘Shanzhai’ Culture and the Paradox of Digital Democracy in China, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 24(3): 401-416

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Game Labor and Guild of Online Gaming in China

Lin Zhang and Anthony Fung (2014) Working as playing? consumer labor and the guild of online gaming in China. New Media and Society 16(1): 38-54

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Interviews with Game Industries in China

We interviewed personnel of different positions in the game industries in Beijing and Shanghai since Fall 2010. The interview covered management level, planners, programmers, guild, marketers and distributors. We also explored some creative clusters in Beijing. This research process would … Continue reading

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Zhang Lin

Zhang Lin is a MPhil student in the School of Journalism and Communication, Chinese University. Her thesis centers on the role of guilds in the Chinese game indusry from a political economy perspective. E-mail:

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