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Hosts:

Frank Zhao

Hans Tian

Stanley Lee

 

related links:

What happens when China becomes no.1? - Kishore Mahbubani

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVkLqC3p0Og

 

Is there a real western media bias against China?

https://www.quora.com/Is-there-a-real-western-media-bias-against-China-as-claimed-by-so-many-particularly-mainland-Chinese

 

03:00 - nature of media - covering negative stories

05:11 - different mindset about media in China

06:00 - 2008 Olympics and the Tibet issue

08:10 - lack of knowledge and ideological bias on Tibet

10:00 - over-exaggeration for financial purposes

11:20 - two major functions of media outlets

11:55 - good guy vs bad guy (what readers want - simple stories)

13:03 - ideological discrimination against non-western world

14:30 - “news” as a part of entertainment industry

15:40 - boring news in China and Singapore

16:30 - Chinese media: bias in a different way

18:40 - Western mentality: if you don’t do things the western way then you are doing it the wrong way.

19:20 - difference between BBC/ CBC vs corporate media

21:20 - Trump taking advantages of “news entertainment”

22:25 - Chinese propaganda

23:40 - in the west, they show you everything but you don’t have time to find out what’s real and what’s fake

25:00 - as readers, we need to beware all media outlets are biased in a different way.

25:50 - Hans’ top 5 anti-China media outlets

26:40 - the Economist’s centric position

29:40 - CNN: cover news like sports events

29:50 - Globe and Mail: it’s not only about China but also the Chinese people

30:30 - Globe and Mail’s coverage of Chinese community

31:40 - Narrow mindedness of Canadian media

32:30 - Trudeau’s comment on Chinese efficiency was bashed by Canadian media outlets

34:40 - mindset of being a “small country” - Canada

35:30 - problems of Chinese nationalism on internet

36:20 - Chinese government wouldn’t be kidnapped by crazy public opinions

36:50 - problem of “dance with the public”

38:20 - an undemocratic China is in the best interests of the west

39:15 - what kind of Chinese leader will be elected?

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