Esports TV Show Doesn’t Take Us Seriously, Chinese Gamers Say

 /  News  / 
A new Chinese TV show aimed at gamers seems to have completely missed the mark. Read More

Chinese Vloggers Step Into the Past, Dressed for Clicks

 /  News  / 
On one of China’s largest video-streaming platforms, online influencers are bringing new life to the country’s ancient culture. Read More

Chinese Idol Show Shut Down Over Spilled Milk

 /  News  / 
A viral video stoked fears that fans of “Youth With You 3” were wasting food after buying bottles of flavored yogurt drink just to get extra votes for their favorite contestants. Read More

China’s Entertainment Industry Threatens Legal Action Against Re-Edited Fan Videos

 /  Legal  / 
Streaming platforms and production companies are reminding people that, while abridged versions and mini reviews of popular programming have eager audiences in China, they can still constitute copyright violations. Read More

The Broken Dreams of China’s Wannabe Pop Idols

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Inside China’s ultra-competitive fame academies, the chances of making it are brutally slim. Read More

Single and Proud: China’s Millennials Embrace a Solo Lifestyle

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For young Chinese, being single was once a source of shame. Now, it’s becoming a badge of freedom — and businesses are scrambling to cash in. Read More

China’s Twitch Hoping to Turn Men on to Livestreamed E-Commerce

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
Many of the people tuning in to China’s commercial livestreams are women. Live gaming platform Douyu is looking to appeal to a different demographic. Read More

Chinese Netizens Livid After Celebrities Defend Abusive Actor

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
Even after Jiang Jinfu apologized for beating his girlfriend, some of his peers in the entertainment industry can’t seem to accept his culpability. Read More

Fans Prepare to Farewell AcFun, China’s Video-Streaming Pioneer

 /  Animations  / 
With coffers drying up, some longtime users are holding out hope for an Alibaba-backed resurgence. Read More

Chinese Stars Promote Hollywood Movies They Have No Part In

 /  News  / 
Local celebrities lure audiences to the box office for ‘Blade Runner,’ ‘Kingsmen,’ and other foreign films. Read More


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