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Media Editor — The Economist

Media Editor, The Economist, writing on TV, film, newspapers, music and other media worldwide. Formerly China.

Shanghaied - Forbes — How do you say "irrational exuberance" in Chinese? Two years ago investors had no use for Jilin Aodong Medicine Industry Group or the Liaoning Cheng Da Co., two of the many clunker state-owned companies with publicly traded shares. The shares change hands on the Shenzhen and Shanghai exchanges, respectively.
Jun 16, 2015

China co's playing stocks instead of core biz = deja vu all over again. My first Forbes story was on the 2007 bubble:…

Psst! Wanna Buy Harvard? — S ome schools are named for presidents. Others take the name of their founders. Harvard, though, is named for some rich guy. For œ779 in books and property, John Harvard unwittingly bought himself immortality. The College was for sale in those days--at least its name was.
Jun 04, 2015

How much $ to rename Harvard? A grad school sold for $400m… John Harvard himself paid only £779…

Chinese reforms yet to register at local levels — Law: The Chinese constitution guarantees both individual and property rights - on paper. BEIJING - In this city of continuous demolition and construction, Huang Zhenyun was just another person fighting for his family home, until China's top propaganda outlets decided to make him a hero.

Flat Earth Society — Before the Chinese hosted the Olympics, they discovered America and sparked the Renaissance-if you believe Gavin Menzies. If history is indeed written by the victors, what are we to make of Gavin Menzies?
Oct 09, 2013

@GraniteStudio My personal favorite in his ouevre is 1434, in which da Vinci copied Chinese inventions (obviously):…

Nov 29, 2015

RT @DSORennie: A really worthwhile initiative. Press Start: Crowdfunding independent journalism in tough countries @Kickstarter

Nov 29, 2015

RT @TheEconomist: Read our full report on how Einstein's relativity changed the way humans saw the universe

Nov 29, 2015

RT @iandenisjohnson: As the climate talks begin in Paris, a reminder of the benefits of having technocrats--at least no climate deniers.…

Nov 26, 2015

Because this worked so well in Robocop! RT @tomphillipsin: Beijing police investing in 'armed attack robots'…

Nov 25, 2015

RT @comradewong: Interesting explanation of what "Daesh" means, by a translator of Arabic. Should media use it?… h/t @gadyepstein

Nov 24, 2015

@LetaHong @iandenisjohnson He has the power now to become stronger at next party congress. Would be shocked if that's not how it plays out.

Nov 24, 2015

Smart analysis of Xi Jinping by @iandenisjohnson… Only quibble is I don't know that he is at his most powerful yet

Nov 23, 2015

China and Russia first met along a river that now forms their border. Dom Ziegler's new book tells the river's tale:…

Nov 21, 2015

RT @nxthompson: "A lot of people in this country are disgracing themselves this week." Intense Packer refugee post.

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