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Tyler Roney

He has worked for numerous publications and media outlets in China as an editor and journalist, including China Radio International and the Global Times.

He can be followed on Twitter at @TylerRoney.

One Last Lens on North Korea
September 13, 2017
One Last Lens on North Korea
One of the last American tourists to visit North Korea hopes to showcase the country's complex nature.
One Last Lens on North Korea
<em>Crazy Medicine</em>: Interview with Producer and Noir Novelist James Newman
September 11, 2017
Crazy Medicine: Interview with Producer and Noir Novelist James Newman
A new short film gains acclaim, peeling back the veil on Bangkok's darker side.
Crazy Medicine: Interview with Producer and Noir Novelist James Newman
Saving China’s Snow Leopards with Locals
August 18, 2017
Saving China’s Snow Leopards with Locals
By enlisting the help of the local community, conservationists hope to help the bashful big cats survive.
Saving China’s Snow Leopards with Locals
Cabbages & Condoms: A Socio-Sexual History and Restaurant Review
June 01, 2017
Cabbages & Condoms: A Socio-Sexual History and Restaurant Review
Beneath the strange restaurant gimmick are Thailand's family planning and population policies.
Cabbages & Condoms: A Socio-Sexual History and Restaurant Review
Is Hong Kong Taking a Backward Step on LGBT Rights?
May 29, 2017
Is Hong Kong Taking a Backward Step on LGBT Rights?
With a petition to appeal a landmark rights case, Hong Kong may be taking a small step backward.
Is Hong Kong Taking a Backward Step on LGBT Rights?
The Perilous Homecoming of Flappy McFlapperson
April 28, 2017
The Perilous Homecoming of Flappy McFlapperson
The cuckoos that captured hearts are on their way back to Beijing.
The Perilous Homecoming of Flappy McFlapperson
The Sleuth on the Sukhumvit: 25 Years of Noir Fiction With Christopher G. Moore
April 23, 2017
The Sleuth on the Sukhumvit: 25 Years of Noir Fiction With Christopher G. Moore
Noir fiction set in Southeast Asia is particularly popular.
The Sleuth on the Sukhumvit: 25 Years of Noir Fiction With Christopher G. Moore
Badiucao: Challenging China With Political Cartoons
March 02, 2017
Badiucao: Challenging China With Political Cartoons
How one artist pushes back.
Badiucao: Challenging China With Political Cartoons
Whither China’s National Football Team?
February 28, 2017
Whither China’s National Football Team?
Can throwing resources at China’s football infrastructure translate to success on the international stage?
Whither China’s National Football Team?
Chinese Sci-Fi Ascendant: Can Films Match the Magic of Literature?
January 31, 2017
Chinese Sci-Fi Ascendant: Can Films Match the Magic of Literature?
China struggles to turn sci-fi barnburners into cinema blockbusters.
Chinese Sci-Fi Ascendant: Can Films Match the Magic of Literature?
Growing Up in Rising China
January 17, 2017
Growing Up in Rising China
The Diplomat talks with the author of Wish Lanterns: Young Lives in New China
Growing Up in Rising China
The Hong Kong Occupy Central Protests
September 29, 2014
The Hong Kong Occupy Central Protests
On the streets with the democracy protestors in Hong Kong.
The Hong Kong Occupy Central Protests
Tear Gas, Arrests Mark Beginning of Hong Kong's Occupy Central Protests
September 29, 2014
Tear Gas, Arrests Mark Beginning of Hong Kong's Occupy Central Protests
The Diplomat's Tyler Roney reports from the ground in Hong Kong.
Tear Gas, Arrests Mark Beginning of Hong Kong's Occupy Central Protests
Trial Set for Human Rights Campaigner Guo Feixiong
September 10, 2014
Trial Set for Human Rights Campaigner Guo Feixiong
Guo Feixiong becomes the latest human rights activist to be tried for "disrupting social order" in China.
Trial Set for Human Rights Campaigner Guo Feixiong
The Beijing Line on Hong Kong's Draft Rules
September 02, 2014
The Beijing Line on Hong Kong's Draft Rules
Mainland media outlets are bolstering Beijing's position in advance of the Occupy Central protests in Hong Kong.
The Beijing Line on Hong Kong's Draft Rules
Beijing Indie Film Fest Closed by Police... Again
August 26, 2014
Beijing Indie Film Fest Closed by Police... Again
Even while Beijing seeks to pump up Chinese cinema, it continues to suppress independent film festivals.
Beijing Indie Film Fest Closed by Police... Again
Hong Kong's Dueling Protest Movements
August 18, 2014
Hong Kong's Dueling Protest Movements
Pro-government forces in Hong Kong are organizing their own marches in response to the Occupy Central movement.
Hong Kong's Dueling Protest Movements
Christian Theology: Made in China
August 11, 2014
Christian Theology: Made in China
Recent comments on creating a uniquely Chinese "Christian theology" come amidst a crackdown on Chinese churches.
Christian Theology: Made in China
Stop Predicting China's Economic Collapse
August 01, 2014
Stop Predicting China's Economic Collapse
Let's not panic about a Chinese economic collapse just yet.
Stop Predicting China's Economic Collapse
China’s War on the Internet
July 26, 2014
China’s War on the Internet
With more Chinese going online, the CCP has strengthened its effort to create an Internet with Chinese Characteristics.
China’s War on the Internet
China at the Helm of New BRICS Bank
July 18, 2014
China at the Helm of New BRICS Bank
BRICS is making some bold moves, and China is in the driver's seat.
China at the Helm of New BRICS Bank
Please Add Chinese Censorship to Your LinkedIn Network
June 13, 2014
Please Add Chinese Censorship to Your LinkedIn Network
In advance of the Tiananmen anniversary, U.S. company LinkedIn was censoring posts by users of all nationalities.
Please Add Chinese Censorship to Your LinkedIn Network
China Blasts US for Recognizing Tiananmen Massacre
May 31, 2014
China Blasts US for Recognizing Tiananmen Massacre
A House resolution calling for a focus on China's human rights issues has invoked the ire of Chinese state media.
China Blasts US for Recognizing Tiananmen Massacre
Philippines, Vietnam Reject Xi's Warning Against Military Alliances
May 23, 2014
Philippines, Vietnam Reject Xi's Warning Against Military Alliances
Vietnam and the Philippines are growing closer together over Beijing's claims and provocations.
Philippines, Vietnam Reject Xi's Warning Against Military Alliances
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