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China’s Paralympians, leading the medals count in Rio, get scant coverage by state media, and netizens notice

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ith 115 medals racked up in the first five days of the Paralympics, China has nearly twice as many as the United Kingdom, but there are no live broadcasts of the events on state-run television.
1 year ago
Sky Canaves
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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