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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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Beijing Bites Back at Wu'er Kaixi
November 28, 2013
Beijing Bites Back at Wu'er Kaixi
Beijing’s refusal to allow Wu’er Kaixi back into China shows the government still has little patience for dissidents.
Beijing Bites Back at Wu'er Kaixi
China to Foreign Media: Get in Line or Get Out
November 20, 2013
China to Foreign Media: Get in Line or Get Out
Chinese leaders are showing that they’re ready completely shut China off from the rest of the world (again).
China to Foreign Media: Get in Line or Get Out
With H7N9 Vaccine, China Flexes Scientific Muscle
November 07, 2013
With H7N9 Vaccine, China Flexes Scientific Muscle
By trailblazing its way out of bird flu frenzy, China demonstrated it is officially a scientific powerhouse
With H7N9 Vaccine, China Flexes Scientific Muscle
Rights Groups Doubt Uyghur Involvement in Tiananmen Attack
October 30, 2013
Rights Groups Doubt Uyghur Involvement in Tiananmen Attack
Uyghur activists fear China will use suicide attack as an excuse to crack down further in Xinjiang.
Rights Groups Doubt Uyghur Involvement in Tiananmen Attack
China's Reforms Leave Labor Unions Behind
October 24, 2013
China's Reforms Leave Labor Unions Behind
Chinese leaders may be gearing up for reforms, but don’t expect China’s only legal labor union to be one of them.
China's Reforms Leave Labor Unions Behind
China’s Brutal Crackdown in Xinjiang
October 18, 2013
China’s Brutal Crackdown in Xinjiang
Beijing continues to pursue iron-fist policies in the western province—and blames the West for the results.
China’s Brutal Crackdown in Xinjiang
With Obama MIA, China Touts Multipolar World
October 09, 2013
With Obama MIA, China Touts Multipolar World
Xi Jinping has used APEC and the East Asia Forum to outline a multipolar vision of the region and the world.
With Obama MIA, China Touts Multipolar World
Xi's Mass Line Campaign Casts a Dark Shadow Over China
October 02, 2013
Xi's Mass Line Campaign Casts a Dark Shadow Over China
What was first hailed as an anti-corruption campaign increasingly looks Maoist. Worst yet, it’s here to stay.
Xi's Mass Line Campaign Casts a Dark Shadow Over China
The CCP Will Smother China’s Hollywood
September 25, 2013
The CCP Will Smother China’s Hollywood
Wanda Group’s Wang Jianlin wants to turn Qingdao into Hollywood. Not on the CCP’s watch.
The CCP Will Smother China’s Hollywood
China and the UK Trade Barbs Over Hong Kong Democracy
September 20, 2013
China and the UK Trade Barbs Over Hong Kong Democracy
As things stand now, the question is not “if” but “how much” Beijing will involve itself in the 2017 elections.
China and the UK Trade Barbs Over Hong Kong Democracy
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: China’s NATO?
September 11, 2013
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: China’s NATO?
While much about the group remains a mystery, one thing is certain: at the SCO, China reigns supreme.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: China’s NATO?
China Intensifies Crackdown on Social Media Rumors
September 03, 2013
China Intensifies Crackdown on Social Media Rumors
Weibo users are being arrested for spreading conspiracy theories, asking questions and mixing up statistics.
China Intensifies Crackdown on Social Media Rumors
Who’s Behind the “Biggest Cyberattack” in China’s History
August 27, 2013
Who’s Behind the “Biggest Cyberattack” in China’s History
Amid the Bo Xilai trial and a US-China spat, a number of potential culprits could be behind the DDoS attack.
Who’s Behind the “Biggest Cyberattack” in China’s History
China Arrests Weibo Users for Lying
August 24, 2013
China Arrests Weibo Users for Lying
China’s crackdown on the online rumor mill is being cheered by official media and most netizens.
China Arrests Weibo Users for Lying
Why is China so Afraid of a Small Protest?
August 21, 2013
Why is China so Afraid of a Small Protest?
Drought and corruption cause a brief protest in Jixi County. China’s Propaganda Department panics.
Why is China so Afraid of a Small Protest?
Why is China Censoring the Global Times?
August 12, 2013
Why is China Censoring the Global Times?
The state-run newspaper took down an article after it was reposted by a famous Weibo user.
Why is China Censoring the Global Times?
With Pipeline, China's Launches Burma Charm Offensive
August 01, 2013
With Pipeline, China's Launches Burma Charm Offensive
China is hoping to put a new face on its investments in Myanmar. Will history continue to haunt it?
With Pipeline, China's Launches Burma Charm Offensive
China’s “New Kind of Terrorism” is Winning Hearts and Minds
July 24, 2013
China’s “New Kind of Terrorism” is Winning Hearts and Minds
Many Chinese are sympathizing with last weekend’s Beijing airport bomber. It’s not the first time.
China’s “New Kind of Terrorism” is Winning Hearts and Minds
China Blasts Japan’s Defense White Paper
July 12, 2013
China Blasts Japan’s Defense White Paper
China’s state media wasted no time in offering withering criticism of Japan’s latest defense document.
China Blasts Japan’s Defense White Paper
Is Private Banking in China Still a Pipe Dream?
July 09, 2013
Is Private Banking in China Still a Pipe Dream?
While caution is still warranted, there are growing signs that China may get its first private bank in 60 years.
Is Private Banking in China Still a Pipe Dream?
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