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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):…

Jan 28, 2016

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

Jan 27, 2016

RT @relevantorgans: Shocked to hear so much about the poisoning of Flint’s water. What are your city and state taxes paying for if not suppression of the media?

Jan 27, 2016

@HKMarkSimon Good ?. He's been on @charlierose before. He gets ID'd for role (self-established) as chairman of China-US Exchange Foundation.

Jan 26, 2016

Small point of fact for next time C.H. Tung tries that line, China had democratic elections a century ago:…

Jan 26, 2016

China has "more freedom, more democracy than there's ever been before"—Tung Chee-hwa in interview with Charlie Rose on Bloomberg. OK then.

Jan 25, 2016

RT @spignal: If you're seeing ads on Twitter, you're one of the little people. Beyond being verified, there's now ad-free Twitter…

Jan 24, 2016

@NathanMBM Story was a communal effort, so no, shouldn't draw that conclusion.

Jan 22, 2016

RT @EvanFeigenbaum: Feb 3: "The China Exit Interview" in DC. I will moderate, featuring @eosnos @gadyepstein @niubi @goldkorn RSVP here:…

Jan 22, 2016

The Economist music playlist: Listen to what our editors selected to go along with this week's issue:…

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