Sophia Yan is an award-winning reporter who chases stories all over the world. She covers extensively the rise of China, and has reported all sorts of other stories, from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests to gender issues in Japan for CNBC, CNN, Bloomberg News, and Time Magazine. Sophia spent a couple of years as a reporter in DC before saying 再见 in 2012 for Hong Kong and Beijing, where she's been ever since. She tweets @sophia_yan and contributes to SupChina.
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Is there really an epidemic of self-censorship among China scholars?
This week’s Sinica was recorded at UPenn’s Center for Study on Contemporary China. Jeremy and Kaiser speak with three prominent scholars on China: Sheena Greitens, associate professor of political science at the University of Missouri, Rory Truex, assistant professor of politics and public affairs at Princeton University, and Neysun Mahboubi, research scholar at the Center […]
It snowed recently in Beijing, leading to some wonderfully fresh views of familiar landmarks. Here's the famous White Pagoda (白塔 bái tǎ) at Beihai Park near the heart of Beijing, caught in just the right waning light. Photo by Eric Favreliere