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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

1 month ago
Sky Canaves
aking 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.
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.