Tag Archives: Economy

Sinica: Qihoo vs. Tencent, the plague and British groveling

Apologies – I’m late getting this one posted, but there was no Sinica last week, so you haven’t missed anything, and you’ve already subscribed in iTunes, right? So you don’t even need this? I thought so. Anyway, the week before … Continue reading

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Sinica: The most harmonious general plus Li Gang and more

An omnibus installment of Sinica this week as guest host Jeremy Goldkorn, Gady Epstein, David Moser and I dig into virtually every significant (by which I mean, “entertaining”) bit of China news from the last week, including the “Li Gang … Continue reading

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Sinica podcast: China as bogeyman plus scandalous PR

This week’s Sinica is now live. After a long absence I was back on the podcast this week, which was great fun as both topics played to my interests pretty solidly. We talked about the current cycle of China as … Continue reading

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Sinica Podcast 5: Huang Guangyu, plus the China property bubble

Once again I joined Kaiser Kuo and repeat offenders Bill Bishop, author of of Digicha and Sinocism, and Forbes Beijing bureau chief Gady Epstein for the Sinica podcast. This week’s blurb: Huang Guangyu, the richest man in China, went on … Continue reading

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Better video of last month’s NewsMorphosis conference

You may recall that I made something of an ill-starred trip to Hawaii last month to speak on a panel at the ThinkTech Hawaii NewsMorphosis event. I had previously posted video of all the panels at the event. Jay Fidell, … Continue reading

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Video from the NewsMorphosis conference

Note: While this post explains the background of the conference and includes the original video, a better video of the panel was later posted here. The week before last Imagethief was in Hawaii to participate in the NewsMorphosis panel organized by … Continue reading

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Communication drives America’s “China-scare” meme

There’s an interesting article in the Washington Post from former Beijing bureau chief (and author of the good book Chinese Lessons) John Pomfret and his colleague, Steven Mufson looking at the rising “red scare” meme in the US. The two … Continue reading

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Imagine my joy at this…

Note: This is cross-posted from the old Imagethief blog. The original post is here. A few days ago, on the construction site across the main boulevard from where I live, a set of huge characters went up, exhorting the workers … Continue reading

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A scholarly analysis of the economics of PR in China

It occurs to me that, despite having been a Beijing PR professional for six months, I have yet to write anything about working in Beijing, as opposed to just living here. So let me tackle that by talking about one … Continue reading

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