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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…

Aug 17, 2015

RT @feliciasonmez: People's Daily: We caught Zhou Yongkang, so why would there be a Tianjin cover up? on.wsj.com/1IXhYHh pic.twitter.com/HT1M4C1mQy

Aug 17, 2015

What a relief RT @XHNews: Supercomputer Tianhe-1A resumes service after #Tianjin blasts damaged its building xhne.ws/iEI9V

Aug 13, 2015

The Economist has an in-depth essay this week on the ghosts of WWII that still haunt and divide Asia: economist.com/news/essays/en… by Dom Ziegler

Aug 13, 2015

Xi Jinping is on our cover this week, armed with a pen. China's take on history worries others in Asia economist.com/news/leaders/2… by Dom Ziegler

Aug 13, 2015

RT @AoDespair: The junior Senator from New Jersey and the senior ex-cop reporter for Baltimore have a chat courtesy of the NYT: nytimes.com/2015/08/16/art…

Aug 12, 2015

RT @TheEconomist: Letter from the editor: Zanny Minton Beddoes explains the change of ownership at The Economist econ.st/1L5qBT8 pic.twitter.com/k8DfN00SZ8

Aug 12, 2015

Two videos of terrifyingly massive explosion in Tianjin, port city in NE China: pic.twitter.com/WSatOCNK0Z youtube.com/watch?v=MHQPX2…

Aug 11, 2015

Explaining why Beijing and other Chinese cities flood so often: Someone forgot the drains (whoops) economist.com/news/china/216… by @yaaadan


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