Liang Xiangyi, a reporter for China Business News, gives an epic eye-roll as fellow journalist Zhang Huijun asks a tedious question to a government minister. Photo: CCTV

The real reason a journalist’s eye-roll captivated China

She might not have known it, but the Chinese news reporter who became the toast of the internet by rolling her eyes at a rival was channelling hundreds, if not thousands, of years of drama and performance

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Liang Xiangyi, a reporter for China Business News, gives an epic eye-roll as fellow journalist Zhang Huijun asks a tedious question to a government minister. Photo: CCTV
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