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Video: Conversation with David Barboza

May 18, 2020

Award-winning New York Times journalist David Barboza talks about the challenges of reporting on China.

USC And China in the News in 2020

May 16, 2020

China-related news involving USC research, faculty, students and organizations.

 

Video: What's At Stake In Xinjiang

May 11, 2020

A symposium featuring a distinguished panel of specialists to discuss Uyghur beliefs and Chinese government policies in the region. 

PRC Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China Takes Countermeasures Against Restrictive Measures on Chinese Media Agencies in the US, March 18, 2020

March 18, 2020

The Chinese government announced that five U.S. media organizations would be treated as foreign government entities. One, VOA, is U.S. government-controlled, the others are private companies. American nationals working for three of the organizations would be required to leave China, if their journalist visas are to expire in 2020.

Video: Cara Wallis on social media in contemporary China

March 16, 2020

Prof. Cara Wallis of Texas A&M University delivered the annual Walt Fisher Lecture at the USC Annenberg School of Communication.

Determination Pursuant to the Foreign Missions Act, February 24, 2020

March 4, 2020

A Notice by the US State Department.

Michael Pompeo, Institution of a Personnel Cap on Designated PRC Media Entities, March 2, 2020

March 2, 2020

Two documents are included here. The first is an announcement by the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on new limits imposed on the number of people permitted to work in the U.S. for designated PRC media entities. The second is a background briefing on the policy by two senior State Department officers. The policy was announced and the briefing was held at the State Department in Washington, D.C.

Senior Officials, State Department Designates Chinese Media Entities as Foreign Missions, Feb. 18, 2020

February 26, 2020

Two senior State Department officials spoke to the media on the Department's decision to label Chinese media entities (Xinhua News Agency; China Global Television Network (CGTN) - part of China Central Television, CCTV; China Radio International (CRI); China Daily Distribution Corporation; and Hai Tian Development USA (distributor of People's Daily in the U.S.) as foreign missions. The officials explained the reasoning behind the designation and what it would mean.

Chinese are more impressed by Japan's response to the coronavirus than America's

February 12, 2020

A survey of Chinese netizen reaction to the responses of the Japanese and U.S. governments to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Events

June 4, 2020 - 5:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a discussion with Hong Kong based author and photographer Antony Dapiran for a look at his new book on the city's protests and what they mean for the future of Hong Kong and China.

June 11, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online discussion with Professor Margaret Lewis on how the US government's use of criminal prosecutions to address a broad "China" threat is at tension with the criminal justice system.