Illustration: Henry Wong
Illustration: Henry Wong

Wolf vs panda: is China at a crossroads over how to spread its global message?

  • Media reports censored after professor warned against ‘mirroring internal propaganda in external publicity’, displeasing foreign ministry
  • Wolf Warriors have replaced the old ‘panda’ diplomats, but president’s call for ‘credible, lovable and respectable’ style may prompt another shift

Topic |   US-China relations
Illustration: Henry Wong
Illustration: Henry Wong

Corrected [12:14pm, 12 Aug, 2021]

  • [12:14pm, 12 Aug, 2021]

    The article "Wolf vs Panda: is China at a crossroads over how to spread its global message?" published on August 8 was amended on August 11 because the use of anonymous sourcing did not meet our reporting standards.

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