YCW and Lau China Institute at King’s College London recently closed its second essay competition on the topic: “Cyber China.” Our first runner-up winner, Kyi Yeung Goh, delivered a fascinating essay on the growing state regulation of cyberspace and the emerging forms of critical discourse by Chinese netizens.
Elaine Chow and Jessica Colwell, hosts of a podcast tracking the hit Chinese TV show “In the Name of the People” (人民的名义), talk to YCW about how corruption is portrayed in Chinese media and the challenges of being a journalist in China.
Matt Sheehan, Fellow at the Paulson Institute and creator of the Chinafornia newsletter, speaks to YCW about writing on China, U.S.-China cross-border investments, and going viral on Chinese social media.
Colum Murphy, Editorial Director of Sixth Tone, discusses the progress of China’s first state-owned, English-language digital publication. Sixth Tone went live in April of 2016 and is the sister publication of The Paper. Murphy also delves into media and journalism in China.
In this insightful interview, Molly Roberts discusses her research into the inner workings of censorship in China, and why the Chinese government doesn’t remove as many negative comments as people think.