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Censorship leaves few options for live viewing of the Trump-Clinton debate in mainland China, yet many locals are curious

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ith Facebook, YouTube and Twitter all blocked in China, the top streaming options for watching the U.S. presidential debates are all unavailable. Outside of popular expat locations in Beijing and other big cities, viewing the event is expected to be difficult, and even those Chinese who do tune in are expected to have trouble making sense of the American political context.
10 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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