Links for Monday, August 3, 2020

Notable China news from around the web.

WHAT WE’RE READING:

More important China news and analysis from around the web:

‘Clean up this mess’: The Chinese thinkers behind Xi’s hard line / NYT (porous paywall)
“Chinese academics have been honing the Communist Party’s authoritarian response in Hong Kong, rejecting the liberal ideas of their youth.”

A newsroom at the edge of autocracy / Atlantic (porous paywall)
“The South China Morning Post is arguably the world’s most important newspaper—for what it tells us about media freedoms as China’s power grows.”

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