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China’s viral video star Papi Jiang, by far the nation’s most popular online celebrity, draws venture investors along with the ire of censors

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
apa Jiang's first live broadcast last month drew 74 million views in one day, and her next venture aims to develop a platform called PapiTube that other content creators can use.
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.

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