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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):…

Feb 02, 2016

RT @DSORennie: GOP donors are ready to hose unlimited money at someone who can stop Trump, Cruz. Post-Iowa, is Marco Rubio the one?…

Feb 02, 2016

RT @relevantorgans: Have a fading demagogue problem? Does he have a bad hairline and orange skin? Call us for solution! Hint: Involves glass case, strong lock.

Feb 01, 2016

RT @jarmiles: A survey finds only 10% of Chinese think young people’s careers depend more on ability than on family ties

Jan 31, 2016

@TheresaAFallon @EvanFeigenbaum Thanks Theresa. Probably best paired with (a lot of) wine.

Jan 30, 2016

RT @comradewong: You think Chinese food is addictive? Wait until you try the dishes with poppies.…

Jan 30, 2016

RT @rafsanchez: New UK ambassador to Washington is a typically relaxed Englishman who is totally comfortable with physical contact

Jan 29, 2016

Our cover this week, on the worrisome state of the presidential race: The brawl begins… &…

Jan 28, 2016

China as the opposite of "Love Story": You have to say sorry quite often… Great by @simonlong55 on forced confessions

Jan 28, 2016

RT @mcgregorrichard: Another neat Chinese euphemism for censorship - "content optimisation" - in crackdown on video streaming sites:…

Jan 28, 2016

RT @hkbeech: Confucius vs. the Church. The latest controversy in Qufu, the Great Sage's hometown.…

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