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Reporting Tips for African Journalists Covering China

Reporting on China is difficult even for the most experienced journalist who’s spent years living there and speaks the language. So, it’s not surprising that reporters in Africa who’ve had limited exposure to the country often struggle to cover China-related news.

In this special episode produced in conjunction with the Africa-China Reporting Project (ACRP) at Wits University in Johannesburg, Eric is joined by veteran China Watcher, Kaiser Kuo, founder and host of the popular Sinica podcast, to discuss how African journalists can improve their reporting on China.

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