Tianyu M. Fang, Author at SupChina
Tianyu M. Fang

Tianyu M. Fang is a Boston-based freelance writer on Chinese tech and culture, and an independent researcher on U.S.-China relations. Previously, he lived in Beijing, where he worked closely with China's tech startup community.

Friday Song: Social Shake, the dance of the ‘society’ subculture

Remember when the world was obsessed with Psy’s K-pop single Gangnam Style, which spread like a…

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Meet rural China’s viral online celebrities

While short videos have become a craze in China, it…

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From propaganda to pollution to smartphones: A history of gaokao essay questions

No other assessment test has been taken by more people than the gaokao, China’s national college entrance examination. Almost…

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Beijing high school students promote LGBT awareness with t-shirt campaign

Students at several Beijing public high schools have joined LGBT activist groups worldwide in celebrating International Day Against Homophobia,…

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‘Make Americans call us daddy’: Nationalist Chinese rap provokes Penn State CSSA response

At this year’s Lantern Festival Gala in February organized by Penn State University’s Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA), a…

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Graduate student’s suicide raises questions about the professor-student power dynamic on Chinese campuses

The suicide of a graduate student at the Wuhan…

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‘Amazing China,’ a documentary extolling Xi Jinping, is the movie that officials want people to love

“This is our great homeland. This is the new era. This is the magnificent painting of the people’s livelihood.”…

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