Hong Kong

ANALYSIS: New York Times Puts Non-White Lives In Danger

The New York Times is being criticized for publishing a lengthy op-ed defending the Chinese government's authoritarian crackdown in Hong Kong. Under the headline, "Hong Kong Is China, Like It or Not," the Times granted valuable journalistic space to Chinese politician Regina Ip to denounce pro-democracy protesters for "stirring up chaos and disaffection toward our motherland," and defending government-led efforts to postpone elections.

ANALYSIS: Why China and the U.S. Aren’t So Different When It Comes to Freedom of The Press

TikTok users and teen culture experts raise salient points in defense of Chinese-owned vlogging app

Taylor Lorenz, the New York Times‘s resident expert on teen culture, recently highlighted an “excellent piece” by former Times editorial board member Sarah Jeong. The piece, published in The Verge, criticized the Trump administration’s efforts to ban TikTok, the Chinese-owned social media app popular with sexy teens who like to dance.