The site raises critical questions by revealing Chinese issues in the ‘mirror’ of Dutch and European current affairs, and provides a stage for personal stories from young people in China.
Helan Online content is regularly republished by state media, The People’s Daily and China Radio, both of which have a vast reach. Helan Online also has a vibrant presence on Twitter and Chinese social media. Successful content receives millions of views and thousands of likes and comments.
Other Chinese news sites who regularly take Helan Online content include:
- China Digital Times, an independent, bilingual media organisation that brings uncensored news and online voices from China to the world.