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Opinion: Government’s retaliatory restrictions on South Korean entertainment in response to missile defense plans won’t stop Chinese fans

3 months ago
Sky Canaves
South Korean culture speaks Chinese values and aspirations in a way that much modern Chinese entertainment simply can't," writes Adam Minter. "Cutting off access to it — even in the heat of a diplomatic spat — would only highlight how unsuccessful China has been in fostering homegrown competition and voices."
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.