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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.

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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
Climbing the Great Firewall Can't Help Chinese Journalists
May 16, 2014
Climbing the Great Firewall Can't Help Chinese Journalists
China has arrested journalists for their role in publishing pieces abroad, on websites blocked by China's censors.
Climbing the Great Firewall Can't Help Chinese Journalists
John Kerry vs. Li Keqiang: Africa's Resources and the Superpowers
May 09, 2014
John Kerry vs. Li Keqiang: Africa's Resources and the Superpowers
John Kerry and Li Keqiang's overlapping tours in Africa highlight their different approaches to the continent.
John Kerry vs. Li Keqiang: Africa's Resources and the Superpowers
Arrests, Censorship and Propaganda: China's Tiananmen Anniversary Dance
May 02, 2014
Arrests, Censorship and Propaganda: China's Tiananmen Anniversary Dance
As the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown approaches, Beijing's censors and security forces are kept busy.
Arrests, Censorship and Propaganda: China's Tiananmen Anniversary Dance
Will China's New Environmental Protection Law Make a Difference?
April 25, 2014
Will China's New Environmental Protection Law Make a Difference?
China's new environmental protection law looks good on paper, but will it be put into practice?
Will China's New Environmental Protection Law Make a Difference?
China's Latest Porn Purge Underway
April 18, 2014
China's Latest Porn Purge Underway
China's porn crackdowns leave major porn hubs unblocked while sites featuring user content face punishment.
China's Latest Porn Purge Underway
Beijing's Censors Ban Hong Kong Short Film
April 10, 2014
Beijing's Censors Ban Hong Kong Short Film
A short online video revealing Hong Kongers' worries for their future was banned by China's censorship bureau.
Beijing's Censors Ban Hong Kong Short Film
Wen Yunchao: 'Absolutely No Improvements' in Dissident Arrests Under Xi
April 03, 2014
Wen Yunchao: 'Absolutely No Improvements' in Dissident Arrests Under Xi
The Diplomat interviews Chinese free speech advocate Wen Yunchao about Internet censorship in China.
Wen Yunchao: 'Absolutely No Improvements' in Dissident Arrests Under Xi
China Dismisses Amnesty's Death Penalty Report
March 28, 2014
China Dismisses Amnesty's Death Penalty Report
China rejects an Amnesty International report naming China the world's top executioner in 2013.
China Dismisses Amnesty's Death Penalty Report
Gagandeep Bakhshi: 'Time for India to Pay China Back'
March 21, 2014
Gagandeep Bakhshi: 'Time for India to Pay China Back'
The Diplomat speaks with Maj. Gen. Gagandeep Bakhshi about India's response to China's growing military.
Gagandeep Bakhshi: 'Time for India to Pay China Back'
Change and Control in China's Media: Interview With David Bandurski
March 18, 2014
Change and Control in China's Media: Interview With David Bandurski
The Diplomat speaks with China Media Project's David Bandurski about the recent past and future of Chinese media.
Change and Control in China's Media: Interview With David Bandurski
China's Sudden WeChat Crackdown
March 14, 2014
China's Sudden WeChat Crackdown
A sudden censorship crackdown on popular social media app WeChat has Chinese netizens in a bind.
China's Sudden WeChat Crackdown
Beijing Strikes at Hong Kong With APEC Move
March 06, 2014
Beijing Strikes at Hong Kong With APEC Move
The decision to move the APEC meeting from Hong Kong to Beijing comes amidst PRC disdain for Hong Kong protests.
Beijing Strikes at Hong Kong With APEC Move
China Rejects Human Rights Report From US
March 01, 2014
China Rejects Human Rights Report From US
China's shrill response to the U.S. human rights report only reinforces the lack of concern for human rights in Beijing.
China Rejects Human Rights Report From US
China in Denial About Addiction to IP Theft
February 20, 2014
China in Denial About Addiction to IP Theft
Beijing's denials of rampant IP theft ignore the basic reality behind China's rapid development.
China in Denial About Addiction to IP Theft
International Ocean Drilling Expedition Heads For South China Sea
January 30, 2014
International Ocean Drilling Expedition Heads For South China Sea
An international scientific ocean drilling expedition could raise the stakes in the South China Sea disputes.
International Ocean Drilling Expedition Heads For South China Sea
Lawyers, Activists Condemn Xu Zhiyong's Trial
January 23, 2014
Lawyers, Activists Condemn Xu Zhiyong's Trial
The trial of Xu Zhiyong highlights the limits of rule of law and the anti-corruption campaign in China.
Lawyers, Activists Condemn Xu Zhiyong's Trial
Famous Chinese Princeling Apologizes for Cultural Revolution
January 16, 2014
Famous Chinese Princeling Apologizes for Cultural Revolution
Chinese authorities tried to downplay Song Binbin's apology for her time as a Red Guard during the Cultural Revolution.
Famous Chinese Princeling Apologizes for Cultural Revolution
The Sino-Japanese Voldemort Wars: China's Doomed PR battle
January 09, 2014
The Sino-Japanese Voldemort Wars: China's Doomed PR battle
In the China-Japan PR battle, China's authoritarian system gives Japan the upper hand.
The Sino-Japanese Voldemort Wars: China's Doomed PR battle
Corruption Crackdown Hits Hard in Hunan Vote-Buying Scandal
January 02, 2014
Corruption Crackdown Hits Hard in Hunan Vote-Buying Scandal
A vote buying scandal that implicated over 500 lawmakers reveals the scope of China's corruption problem.
Corruption Crackdown Hits Hard in Hunan Vote-Buying Scandal
Merry Mao-mas, One and All
December 24, 2013
Merry Mao-mas, One and All
China's leaders struggle with the need to venerate Mao even as they tacitly repudiate his economic policies.
Merry Mao-mas, One and All
Opposition in Inner Mongolia
December 19, 2013
Opposition in Inner Mongolia
The Diplomat interviews Enghebatu Togochog of the Southern Mongolian Human Rights Information Center.
Opposition in Inner Mongolia
Smog Wars: China's Pollution in the Spotlight
December 11, 2013
Smog Wars: China's Pollution in the Spotlight
China's pollution problem is now fully out in the open, but talking about it isn't enough.
Smog Wars: China's Pollution in the Spotlight
China's Asset Disclosure Advocates Not Out Of The Woods Yet
December 05, 2013
China's Asset Disclosure Advocates Not Out Of The Woods Yet
Even though China has announced a new asset disclosure program, pro-disclosure advocates remain in jail or on trial.
China's Asset Disclosure Advocates Not Out Of The Woods Yet
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