Hello, my name is Tianyu M. Fang.

I am a writer, journalist, and researcher interested in technology, politics, and media.

My articles have appeared on Foreign Policy, Index on Censorship, RADII, South China Morning Post, SupChina, and VICE News, among other publications.

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Selected Writing

A Farewell to Nanyuan, China’s Oldest Airport
RADII | September 2019

The impossible politics of doing business in ‘China’
SupChina | August 2019

Who’s Chinese? The Farmer-Turned-Livestreaming Star Who’s Challenging China’s Ideas of Racial Identity
RADII | April 2019

The Man Who Took China to Space
Foreign Policy | March 2019

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