Kiki Tianqi Zhao is a freelance writer based in China and the U.S. From 2012 to 2017, she was a journalist based in the Beijing bureaus of The Financial Times and then The New York Times. She holds an M.A. from Yale University Council of East Asian Studies, and a B.A. from the Communication University of China. She is currently affiliated with the Fairbank Center For Chinese Studies as an Associate in Research.

Last Updated: August 27, 2019

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08.27.19

China’s Government Wants You to Think All Mainlanders View Hong Kong the Same Way. They Don’t.

Kiki Tianqi Zhao
Mainland Chinese flood the Internet with messages calling protesters in Hong Kong “useless youth.” They send obscene messages and death threats to supporters of the Hong Kong demonstrations. But reports on episodes like this, while important, are...