Sinica Podcast

A weekly discussion of current affairs in China with journalists, writers, academics, policy makers, business people and anyone with something compelling to say about the country that's reshaping the world. A SupChina production, hosted by Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 56m. Bisher sind 252 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

The extremes of Chinese media, plus Chinese internet humor

It seems to be the consensus among long-time China watchers that the Chinese media has become more radicalized over the last five years, with both online and traditional channels now feeding the public conflicting stories of both reflexive scorn for...


 2011-11-04  38m

Zhao Liang and the South-North Water Diversion Project

A conversation with Edward Wong on independent filmmaker Zhao Liang. Also, two other guests discuss China's South-North Water Diversion Project.


 2011-08-27  51m

Suicides, strikes, and labor unrest in China

A string of suicides at the Foxconn campus in Shenzhen raises questions about working conditions. Strikes paralyze Honda production lines throughout mainland China.


 2010-06-04  37m

Critical media, foreign and domestic

A discussion of media, from both inside and outside the country, and the people and organizations involved. How does the Western frame of reference affect foreign audiences understanding of China?


 2010-05-28  46m

Mao's legacy and foreign self-censorship

A discussion on a recent Internet phenomenon Tengfei Yuan—a blunt middle school history teacher and a critic of Mao—and a reflection on self-censorship of foreigners living in China.


 2010-05-21  47m

Schoolyard violence with Chinese characterisitcs

Copycat killers and resentment in Chinese society in the lead-up to the Shanghai Expo. What are the perpetrators of heinous murders of young schoolchildren in China trying to say?


 2010-05-15  31m

Dimensions of China's soft power

The Olympics, the Expo, the Confucius Institutes, and the new English-language satellite news networks. Is China making or breaking its public image through its grand soft power push?


 2010-05-07  40m

Huang Guangyu trial and real estate dilemma

The trial of one of China’s richest men Huang Guangyu and the real estate dilemma.


 2010-05-01  47m

The eulogy and the aftershocks

Wen Jiabao’s surprise eulogy to Hu Yaobang and the Yushu Earthquake with its potential for ethnic aftershocks.


 2010-04-23  35m

China's gadflies and the mine miracle

A close look of China's best-known gadflies Han Han and Ai Weiwei and the Wangjialing mine rescue.


 2010-04-16  44m