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Jiayun Feng

Jiayun 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 allowed her to pursue a journalism career along with her interest in international relations. She has previously interned for Sixth Tone and Shanghai Daily.

Chinese Corner: Three billboards across China — to fight gay conversion therapy

Three billboards and an uphill battle against gay conversion therapy

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Chinese female bodybuilder in feud with internet police over bikini videos

Lara Zhang, an Australia-based Chinese female bodybuilder, engaged in a social media feud on Monday with China’s cyber police,…

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Real-time censorship for real-time comments

In January, China released new guidelines to tighten its grip on the booming industry of short-video apps, requiring them…

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China’s popular coconut milk brand under fire for sexually charged ads

Coconut Palm 椰树牌, a leading coconut milk brand in China, is under investigation for several sexual-innuendo-laden ad campaigns to…

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CCTV claims this year’s Spring Festival Gala was a huge success — I call it BS

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV released a report on the morning of February 6 summarizing how the 2019 Spring Festival…

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The 5 best CCTV Spring Festival Gala sketches of all time

Scammers being scammed; a fembot becoming more demanding, unpredictable, and humanlike; skits tackling current events; comedians acting…

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Single woman in Beijing requests access to national sperm bank

An unmarried woman in Beijing is calling for Chinese lawmakers to remove restrictions on single women shopping in the…

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WeChat e-commerce platform Youzan treats its employees like garbage

At many Chinese corporate annual parties, bosses force employees to watch their horrendous karaoke and dance performances, while…

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Chinese Corner: Parenting with resentment, whistleblowing, and the lifesaver of Nanjing Suicide Bridge

Becoming parents while resenting parents “父母皆祸害”小组十一年 那批80后也为人父母了 11 years…

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Bilibili appears to have started censoring gay content featuring kissing scenes

Bilibili, China’s leading video-streaming website, never explicitly branded itself as a space for gay content. But since its launch…

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Is Baidu already dead?

Search engine Baidu has fully embraced fake news. This is according to the latest argument from a growing group…

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Animated Karl Marx brought to you by China’s propaganda machine

The much-anticipated Karl Marx anime is finally here. Yesterday, China’s leading video-streaming site, Bilibili, released the official

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Shanghai: Shared parental leave on the horizon?

The Shanghai Women’s Federation (SWF) is hoping to introduce a shared parental leave policy for both men and women…

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Baidu threatens to sue a journalist for mentioning its past scandals

Baidu, China’s top search engine, has come under intense fire after threatening a prominent Chinese journalist with legal action…

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And then they came for man earrings

For many Chinese people, man earrings are a mainstream fashion, no longer a novel object or a taboo. Earrings,…

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