Chauncey Jung

Chauncey Jung

Chauncey Jung is a China internet specialist who previously worked for various Chinese internet companies in Beijing.

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Opinion | As China’s internet giants expand their global reach, they bring Chinese censorship to the world

The popularity of apps such as TikTok and WeChat among the growing overseas Chinese community raises concerns in the West about Chinese government influence. Given the size of their markets in China, it is hard for them to stand up to the Communist Party’s censorship demands.

4 Jan 2020 - 2:00PM

The popularity of apps such as TikTok and WeChat among the growing overseas Chinese community raises concerns in the West about Chinese government influence. Given the size of their markets in China, it is hard for them to stand up to the Communist Party’s censorship demands.

As China’s internet giants expand their global reach, they bring Chinese censorship to the world
Opinion | Xi Jinping’s China is losing its propaganda war left, right and centre this year

The overseas propaganda arm of China has suffered major defeats this year, with regard to Hong Kong, Xinjiang and the trade war. Officials show so little understanding of how democracies work, they almost seem to be trying to make China look bad.

16 Dec 2019 - 11:00AM

The overseas propaganda arm of China has suffered major defeats this year, with regard to Hong Kong, Xinjiang and the trade war. Officials show so little understanding of how democracies work, they almost seem to be trying to make China look bad.

Xi Jinping’s China is losing its propaganda war left, right and centre this year
Opinion | An end of birthright citizenship in the US and Canada would close more doors for Chinese parents

Recent attacks on birthright citizenship happen as China’s metropolises toughen standards for migrant workers. For decades, migration has been the key to a better life for many Chinese, and these shifts will hit the middle class especially hard.

8 Nov 2018 - 10:24AM

Recent attacks on birthright citizenship happen as China’s metropolises toughen standards for migrant workers. For decades, migration has been the key to a better life for many Chinese, and these shifts will hit the middle class especially hard.

An end of birthright citizenship in the US and Canada would close more doors for Chinese parents
How Beijing’s propaganda dents China’s image, rather than burnishes it

The inconsistencies in messaging confuse others about China’s intent, while the strict censorship and jingoistic tone invite questions about the government’s credibility, both at home and abroad.

2 Sep 2018 - 8:13PM

The inconsistencies in messaging confuse others about China’s intent, while the strict censorship and jingoistic tone invite questions about the government’s credibility, both at home and abroad.

How Beijing’s propaganda dents China’s image, rather than burnishes it