Olivia Rosenman

Olivia lives in Hong Kong where she has just completed a masters in journalism. She is currently working at the South China Morning Post and freelancing in her spare time. Her undergraduate studies were in Chinese and Linguistics at the University of Sydney.

Fear and Loathing at the China Daily

Mitch Moxley, who arrived in China in 2007 for a job at The China Daily, recounts the frustrations of working for China’s English language, Communist Party mouthpiece newspaper. He has recently published a memoir of his six...

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Who Cares About Weibo?

China has moved on from Weibo, and so has the rest of the world,  according to Charlie Custer at China Geeks. A recent move to allow users to login using Facebook is “too little, too late”.  Sina didn’t even extend its reach to...

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China’s Smartphone Generation

At Bloomberg Businessweek, Christina Larson writes about “China’s Smartphone Generation”: heavy mobile users, from young factory workers to yuppies, of social media, dating apps and video games:  Kantar Media, a U.K.-based...

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Xi Jinping – Ladies’ Man?

The South China Morning Post reports a flurry in local Chinese media on Tuesday over President Xi Jinping telling a young woman in Wuhan she was beautiful. Far from the baby-kissing antics of Western politicians, China’s leaders...

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What is Real Beauty in China?

Beauty products company Dove is taking their “Real Beauty” campaign to China. The campaign aims “to challenge beauty stereotypes and invite women to join a discussion about beauty.”  It has been rolled out in the USA, Canada,...

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