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Anti-China Propaganda generally

Chinese government | Supposedly repressive policies (general)

  • Techniques for smearing a countryDrew Pavlou and Andrew Phelan, well known to be anti-China, give the perfect illustration of the misrepresentation of an event by re-tweeting a selective edit of a video.

    Propagandist: One who retweets a deliberate misrepresentation of an event -> Propagating a lie

    Andrew Westerman
  • Who created the cartoon?Vicky Xu has supposedly been targeted by a troll with a `sexist` image.

    Unknown source,

    Andrew Westerman

Global politics | The New Cold War

  • The dynamic between US and ChinaGeorge Yeo, one of the most consummate statesmen in Asia (Singapore Cabinet member for 21 years!) is always a mandatory listen.

    Here he explains the worrying dynamic between the US and China. He has by far the best understanding I`ve come across.

    Arnaud gives us an idea of how other Asian countries might view the development of the US-China relationship through a summary of the words of George Yeo.

    Arnaud Bertrand

Media | ABC propaganda

  • The ABC is, objectively, anti-China and pro-warThis article canvasses the Code of Practice for the ABC and demonstrates that the obligation to provide impartiality is continually and deliberately ignored when reporting about China. The article is the first of many that will demonstrate this.

    Code of Practice, obligations for impartiality, violations of this code, consistent anti-China bias

    Andrew Westerman

Media | Negative China story (various)

  • ASPI`s relentless negative narrative about China collides with realityASPI publishes a podcast appropriately called `Policy, Guns & Money`. In an episode titled `Olaf Scholz’s Beijing visit and the future of China-Europe relations`, `analyst` Daria Impiombato puts questions to Joerg Wuttke, President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.

    * Scholz`s visit to China, * business leader Wuttke rebuffs ASPI attempt to paint this in a negative light, * engagement is the way forward, * unlike the ASPI interviewer Wuttke is able to both criticise and propose solutions and encourage rational engagement, * ASPI approach is sadly lacking in nuance or good sense

    Andrew Westerman

The New Cold War | Taiwan

Xinjiang | Alleged crimes against humanity

  • UN report on the Xinjiang situationGreyfox questions the latest UN report on the Xinjiang situation.

    Greyfox challenges this report:,1. use of referencing,2. questions of authorship,3. selective use of sources - only those supporting narrative,4. assumptions that sources are reliable / true

    Greyfox

Xinjiang | Alleged cultural erasure | Buildings and artifacts

  • Cultural erasure - a responseGreyfox reviews ASPI report on Cultural Erasure in Xinjiang, explaining how flawed methodology leads to dubious conclusions.

    (Based on https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1469700378342334467.html)

    1. Poor methodology, 2. Traditional structures not being destroyed (range of dates of modification), 3. No ground verification of satellite images, 4. Flawed sampling methodology, 5. Flawed list of mosques, 6. Subjective assessment of damage, 7. False assumptions regarding minarets, 8. Statistical inaccuracies, 9. Poor extrapolation method

    Greyfox

Xinjiang | Alleged sterilisation

  • Zenz`s statistical sleight of handThis is an article reproduced from a thread by @abovetheclouds, thoroughly exposing Zenz and his statistical sleight of hand

    - Zenz`s sleight of hand calculating 80% figure, - Zenz receives global attention, - push back demonstrates Zenz error, - Zenz doubles down on figure and changes report

    abovetheclouds

Articles by author

abovetheclouds

  • Zenz`s statistical sleight of handThis is an article reproduced from a thread by @abovetheclouds, thoroughly exposing Zenz and his statistical sleight of hand

    - Zenz`s sleight of hand calculating 80% figure, - Zenz receives global attention, - push back demonstrates Zenz error, - Zenz doubles down on figure and changes report

    abovetheclouds

Andrew Westerman

  • ASPI`s relentless negative narrative about China collides with realityASPI publishes a podcast appropriately called `Policy, Guns & Money`. In an episode titled `Olaf Scholz’s Beijing visit and the future of China-Europe relations`, `analyst` Daria Impiombato puts questions to Joerg Wuttke, President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.

    * Scholz`s visit to China, * business leader Wuttke rebuffs ASPI attempt to paint this in a negative light, * engagement is the way forward, * unlike the ASPI interviewer Wuttke is able to both criticise and propose solutions and encourage rational engagement, * ASPI approach is sadly lacking in nuance or good sense

    Andrew Westerman
  • Only an idiot would think Taiwan separatism is worth supportingThose who claim that Taiwan has a moral right to separate development simply reveal that they are monumentally ignorant of history.



    Andrew Westerman
  • So this is what a dummy spit by an aging anti-China journalist looks likePeter Hartcher is heavily invested in the anti-China movement. His book, "Red Zone", relies on an audience primed to loath China and its profile seeks to take advantage of the worst excesses towards China of a completely discredited Morrison government.



    Andrew Westerman
  • Techniques for smearing a countryDrew Pavlou and Andrew Phelan, well known to be anti-China, give the perfect illustration of the misrepresentation of an event by re-tweeting a selective edit of a video.

    Propagandist: One who retweets a deliberate misrepresentation of an event -> Propagating a lie

    Andrew Westerman
  • The ABC is, objectively, anti-China and pro-warThis article canvasses the Code of Practice for the ABC and demonstrates that the obligation to provide impartiality is continually and deliberately ignored when reporting about China. The article is the first of many that will demonstrate this.

    Code of Practice, obligations for impartiality, violations of this code, consistent anti-China bias

    Andrew Westerman
  • Who created the cartoon?Vicky Xu has supposedly been targeted by a troll with a `sexist` image.

    Unknown source,

    Andrew Westerman

Arnaud Bertrand

  • The dynamic between US and ChinaGeorge Yeo, one of the most consummate statesmen in Asia (Singapore Cabinet member for 21 years!) is always a mandatory listen.

    Here he explains the worrying dynamic between the US and China. He has by far the best understanding I`ve come across.

    Arnaud gives us an idea of how other Asian countries might view the development of the US-China relationship through a summary of the words of George Yeo.

    Arnaud Bertrand

Greyfox

  • Cultural erasure - a responseGreyfox reviews ASPI report on Cultural Erasure in Xinjiang, explaining how flawed methodology leads to dubious conclusions.

    (Based on https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1469700378342334467.html)

    1. Poor methodology, 2. Traditional structures not being destroyed (range of dates of modification), 3. No ground verification of satellite images, 4. Flawed sampling methodology, 5. Flawed list of mosques, 6. Subjective assessment of damage, 7. False assumptions regarding minarets, 8. Statistical inaccuracies, 9. Poor extrapolation method

    Greyfox
  • UN report on the Xinjiang situationGreyfox questions the latest UN report on the Xinjiang situation.

    Greyfox challenges this report:,1. use of referencing,2. questions of authorship,3. selective use of sources - only those supporting narrative,4. assumptions that sources are reliable / true

    Greyfox