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A co-host of a podcast on U.S. elections aims to explain to Chinese how American politics is not really like ‘House of Cards’ and clear up other misunderstandings about the system

4 weeks ago
Sky Canaves
I feel that many Chinese aren’t really observing American politics as much as they’re projecting their own biases onto American politics," says You Tianlong, a Ph.D. student at Arizona State University, who cofounded the "Xuanmei" podcast with two others.
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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