Kowtow Chronicles

A rolling chronicle of businesses, filmmakers, athletes, and institutions in liberal societies that bow to censorship, or even preemptively self-censor, for illiberal authorities like China’s.

Meanwhile, an NYU Chinese studies professor alleged in a recent email to faculty that students were committing suicide.
The WB talks a big game about "safeguarding the integrity" of art and promoting "stories that represent the LGBTQ+ experience" . . . except in China.
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Publishers have removed references to Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Tibet.
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Even the stealth edit falls short.
Who owes who an apology?
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Phil Mickelson said off-the-record that Saudi Arabia has a "horrible record on human rights." Then he lost sponsorships and apologized. Are we missing…
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41 percent of scholars specializing in China say they have censored their teaching.
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