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Opinion: Despite censorship, China’s new media initiatives bring innovation and an expansion of political discussion

2 weeks ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
Even if the overt political space keeps shrinking, we shouldn’t rush to dismiss the creative endurance of Chinese media professionals and social media users," write Maria Repnikova and Kecheng Fang. "Instead, we may want to expand our notion of the 'political' and look into the overall efforts of these cautious innovators—be they the state, media, or aspiring online celebrities."
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.