Economist Hong Hao’s Twitter account has been updated to reflect his former job at a subsidiary of a state-owned bank. Image: Twitter
Economist Hong Hao’s Twitter account has been updated to reflect his former job at a subsidiary of a state-owned bank. Image: Twitter

Chinese economists censored, removed from social media after critical takes on zero-Covid policy

  • Online influencers with massive followings run afoul of Beijing’s censors, and some suspect they are being ‘cancelled’ for questioning nation’s approach to the coronavirus
  • Investors on Weibo express confusion over the censorship, worried that it will become increasingly difficult to find credible investment suggestions

Economist Hong Hao’s Twitter account has been updated to reflect his former job at a subsidiary of a state-owned bank. Image: Twitter
Economist Hong Hao’s Twitter account has been updated to reflect his former job at a subsidiary of a state-owned bank. Image: Twitter
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