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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):…

Oct 06, 2015

"It's Amazon consumer tracking with an Orwellian political twist"—great piece on China's social credit rating system…

Sep 23, 2015

RT @paulmozur: This has some solid propaganda value back in China. Likely to be spread round the Chinese Internet today.…

Sep 23, 2015

After years of torture & jail, dissident Gao Zhisheng's message remains the same. That includes sharp critique of US accommodation of China.

Sep 23, 2015

"Every time we emerge from prison alive, it is a defeat for our opponents"—powerful intvw of a brave China dissident…

Sep 20, 2015

RT @alecash: If you haven't yet, read Mia Li's @MiainChina great story on buying her dad a VPN for father's day

Sep 20, 2015

Xi is visiting at a tense moment in U.S.-China relations, but they do still have common foes Good stuff from @eosnos

Sep 20, 2015

What do you know, propaganda still works: Why Russians Hate America. Again.…

Sep 18, 2015

RT @niubi: America’s painfully outdated approach to China - The Washington Post oped from james Mann. Reality intrudes...…

Sep 13, 2015

OH in London: I miss the days when you just went out with a notebook, and you'd report and write. One story a day. [Hashtag-Dinosaur]

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