Why Peng Shuai matters: #MeToo in China, WTA, Olympics and Beijing's battle for the global narrative
SCMP, 25 Nov 2021
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Mimi Lau looks at how a since-deleted social media post by Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai has ignited global concern for her welfare, eliciting China’s state media to begin a campaign on Twitter and a billion-dollar ultimatum from the WTA. Hear from exiled feminist activist Xiaowen Liang, China information and social control expert Peter Lorentzen and senior SCMP staff on the battle for the narrative and how the WTA's actions compare with the NBA and IOC.
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