China In Focus Full Broadcast (Sept. 29)

Tiffany Meier
By Tiffany Meier
September 29, 2023China in Focus

A global information war worth billions is buying up the media and booting critics from apps like TikTok. A new report shows how Beijing controls what details you see about China.

Celebrities and politicians on TikTok beware: a new risk could see their closest personal contacts exposed.

American companies face a growing risk in China. We take a look at the latest example of Beijing’s exit bans.

Tensions in the Taiwan Strait are flaring up, with the island detaining 17 fishermen on Friday after a coast guard collision.

An iconic absence at Washington’s National Zoo: its three pandas will soon say farewell to visitors and head back to China, as a unique form of diplomacy dries up.

Topics in this episode:

  1. ‘Information Manipulation’: State Dept. Says Beijing Spends Billions to Push Propaganda
  2. TikTok Exposes Politician, Celebrity Contacts: Forbes
  3. Taiwan Detains 17 Chinese Fishermen After Collision
  4. China Blocks U.S. Executive from Leaving
  5. Philippines Vows to Defend Maritime Territory
  6. National Zoo Saying Farewell to Chinese Pandas
  7. U.S., China Diplomats Meet in Washington
  8. 11 European Countries Put Curbs on Huawei
  9. China to Relax Cross-Border Data Controls
  10. Beer Brewers Abuzz as Australia Barley Returns to China
  11. China Fueling Russia’s War in Ukraine: Expert
  12. Parent Skeptical About China’s Screen Time Proposals
  13. China Analyst Threatened near Disputed Region
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