Our Panel Is in Less Than 24 Hours

Navigating China’s Narrowing Information Flow

Hi there,

Our online panel “Navigating China’s Narrowing Information Flow” is happening in less than 24 hours at 8:30 p.m. EST on Thursday, June 25. The panelists will discuss China’s sophisticated system of information control, the current political climate that discourages exchanges between China and the U.S., the diminishing in-between spaces, and more.

Our panelists are:

Amy Qin is an international correspondent for The New York Times covering the intersection of culture, politics and society in China. In 2020, she was on a team of Times journalists that was named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for a series exposing China’s crackdown on Muslim minorities in Xinjiang.

Kecheng Fang is an assistant professor at the School of Journalism and Communication at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interests include digital media, journalism, and political communication, mainly in the Chinese context.

Lotus Ruan is a researcher at the University of Toronto's Citizen Lab. Her research centers on internet governance and digital rights with an area focus on China. She is particularly interested in the interplay of the state and private companies in the ecosystem of internet regulations on privacy, censorship, and surveillance.

Moderator: Zhaoyin Feng is the U.S. Correspondent for BBC World Service. A Chinese-English bilingual reporter based in Washington DC, Zhaoyin mainly reports on US-China relations for the BBC’s TV, radio, and online platforms.

Unfortunately, due to a scheduling issue, Maria Repnikova, Assistant Professor in Global Communication at Georgia State University, will not be able to attend. We encourage you to follow her on Twitter to stay updated on her important work.

If you haven’t registered for this event, you can do so through this link.

We look forward to seeing you.

Best,
Chinese Storytellers

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