Can China and the U.S. ever get along? That was the obvious subtext of an informal discussion recently between key members of a visiting group of senion journalists from Mainland China and staffers from The New ASIA MEDIA, the popular online magazine at LMU. […]Full Article CHINA: Tea, Biscuits, Perry Mason and Journalism
The Asia Media Middle East correspondent Latifah RahmDel and her friend Ayesha Sayed, the licensee and curator of TEDxUAEU, are visiting Santo Domingo and Port-au-Prince from March 16 to April 4. They will join this year’s Civil Dialogue in the Caribbean states and interact with students, grassroot activists, and social…Full Article Our Star Columnist Joins ‘Civil Dialogue’ in the Caribbean
It is not a rhetorical question: a US immigrant officer asked a Chinese journalist this question verbatim when he applied for a visa to cover the election in U.S. The journalist was caught off guard; he had many answers to that question, but in his point of view none of…Full Article CHINA: What the U.S. Election and iPhone 5 Have in Common
And now, ladies and gentlemen, let us announce the World’s Sexiest Man of 2012! Recently, on a very rare occasion, China’s People’s Daily agreed with a newspaper based in the United States. The English edition of newspaper- often deemed by western media as a Chinese Communist Party’s mouthpiece- dedicated a…Full Article CHINA: The World’s Sexiest Man?
If New York Times had not published the Wen article (see Lani Luo’s “CHINA: It’s All About Whom You Know, Reports New York Times”), Ai Weiwei’s Grass Mud Horse Style (a parody on Psy’s internet meme Gangnam Style) video would probably be the most popular news in China. Ai Weiwei…Full Article CHINA: Ai Weiwei’s Gangnam Style Parody