A massive trove of data shows how China marshaled an army of paid bloggers, specialized technology and the media to spin domestic discussion online of the virus. The collection of emails and other data obtained by hackers was shared with The New York Times and ProPublica. Most tellingly, the data shows the huge resources and massive manpower that China dedicates to shaping public opinion...
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If Steve Martin were to remake his 1984 film “Lonely Guy” this year, he could center it around Shou Zi Chew, CEO of TikTok. It’s a paradox that the executive leading one of the most popular apps in the U.S. is basically on his own as he fights the threat of a ban from both the Biden administration and congressional opponents. The few people who have publicly come out in support of TikTok...
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