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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

forbes.com — 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: forbes.com/forbes/2007/12…

Psst! Wanna Buy Harvard?

thecrimson.com — 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 news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/… John Harvard himself paid only £779 thecrimson.com/article/1992/1…

Chinese reforms yet to register at local levels

articles.baltimoresun.com — 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

forbes.com — 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): forbes.com/forbes/2008/09…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @DrAmandaForeman: #Britishisms "I don't believe we've met." Meaning: "I didn't like you then and I don't like you now."

Jul 30, 2015

RT @TheEconomist: Britain restricts Ai Weiwei's visa, just in time for a visit by China's president econ.st/1gpGwBV pic.twitter.com/upMKLEohXU

Jul 29, 2015

Could a computer game's digital economy have worked wonders for Greece? Former finance minister thought maybe so: thenational.ae/business/econo…

Jul 28, 2015

RT @UpturnedBathtub: Just got a leaflet from my local massage place. Nothing strange about this at all. pic.twitter.com/v6mA51fO3a

Jul 22, 2015

An invitation to exile? During an intense crackdown on activists, authorities give artist @aiww his passport back. mobile.nytimes.com/2015/07/23/wor…

Jul 20, 2015

RT @ChinaFile: Taming the Flood— How China’s Leaders “Guide”Public Opinion— D Bandurski @cmphku @lanternfilms chfi.cc/1VlUEM4 pic.twitter.com/Y9FcfZHp4U

Jul 18, 2015

RT @damienics: US just won the Intl Math Olympiad over China washingtonpost.com/news/morning-m… how do you like them apples now

Jul 18, 2015

This should be good: @tanehisicoates working with David Simon, Taylor Branch on adapting "America in the King Years" nytimes.com/2015/07/18/boo…

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