Yoli, an education startup based in Beijing, offers 15-minute, on-demand English lessons through WeChat, the hugely popular Chinese messaging app from the tech giant Tencent. More than 10,000 classes have been conducted in the past year. “If you can build what [Tencent] lacks without competing with them, that’s the trick,” says one of Yoli’s co-founders.
Opinion: To counter Chinese influence on the media, the U.S. should scrutinize ‘soft power’ business deals, update laws on foreign propaganda and expand the role of a new government body
Taking these steps to protect against the impact of censorship from Chinese ownership of U.S. media companies would "address serious concerns without reducing our competitiveness for global investment," writes Frank Wolf, a former U.S. congressman.
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