Jiayun Feng, Author at SupChina
Jiayun Feng

Jiayun is a Chinese native and was born in Shanghai, where she spent her first 20 years and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism at Fudan University. Interested in writing for a global audience, she attended the NYU Graduate School of Journalism for its Global & Joint Program Studies, which allows her to pursue a journalistic career along with her interest in international relations. She has previously interned for Sixth Tone and Shanghai Daily.

People’s Daily — ‘Buddhist youths: Stop being so chill about everything’

Not long after well-off middle-aged Chinese men found themselves labeled “greasy” (油腻 yóunì) by millions of internet…

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Changes in video policy after daredevil’s fatal fall

Our featured Society and Culture story today is about an internet company that has been streaming live footage from…

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‘Please stop watching us’: Live-stream video platform accused of privacy violations

 Online live broadcast service…

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Tango Gao finds art and humor in the mundane

I meet the comic illustrator known as Tango — real name Gao Youjun 高幼军 — in a studio in…

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The Chinese word of the year shortlist

On December 9, a group led by the People’s Daily including a panel of “experts” from the National Language Resources…

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People’s Daily argues against Beijing’s skyline cleanup campaign

It’s been a year of demolition for Beijing: …

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Illinois bus company under Investigation for ads that promises “you won’t feel like you’re in China”

Suburban Express, a transportation company based in Champaign, Illinois, is under investigation by the Illinois Attorney General’s office over…

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Your guide to Chinese social media

Understanding China is daunting enough when you’re studying government papers or trying to keep up with the latest news….

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Chinese StarCraft player humiliated by Korean opponent’s toe game

It’s no secret that China has a longstanding feud with South Korea in the arena of sports. The Chinese…

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School teaching backward sexist values gets shut down by government

The BBC reports that Chinese authorities have shut down…

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Man in Henan peacefully protests public dancing every single morning

Where there is empty public space, there will be Chinese dancing grannies. Over the years, the rowdy gatherings have…

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WeChat censors victim of sexual harassment in Shanghai, who is criticized for ‘overreacting’

Earlier today we ran the story of Vera Lui…

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Liu Yifei, Disney’s pick for Mulan

The South China Morning Post reports that Chinese actress Liu Yifei 刘亦菲, who joined showbiz in 2002 and…

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‘Me too,’ says Hong Kong hurdling champion Vera Lui

The “Me Too” movement — which destigmatizes coming forward for victims of sexual harassment and assault, triggered by multiple…

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What is the aim of a study of oxytocin’s impact on gay men?

A study by researchers at the Zhejiang University School of Medicine aims to figure out how

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