Ivy Yu, Author at SupChina
Ivy Yu

Ivy Yu is an editor at Sina News based in Beijing. She is responsible for covering international news but also has great passion for China studies. She holds an M.A. in International Relations from New York University. She can be reached via jy1816@nyu.edu

Film Friday: ‘Einstein and Einstein’ depicts the painful reality of growing up in China

Storytellers the world over are drawn to bildungsroman, focusing on those moments just before adulthood. But whereas many of the…

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Why did Tencent just invest in a self-media account with a history of ‘article laundering’? [UPDATE]

It was reported last Thursday that Tencent led a $4.1 million (30 million RMB) investment in Chaping 差评, a WeChat self-media…

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A fake post purportedly from Tencent’s CEO fooled everyone, including Tencent

A WeChat story criticizing tech giant Tencent for “losing its dream” went viral on social media in China over the…

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How ‘self-media’ in China has become a hub for misinformation

Illustration by Hannah Bae / @eatdrinkdraw   As Facebook and Twitter attempt to combat the spread of misinformation, China is…

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