In a call with China's President, Trump recognized, or at least nodded at, the one-China policy he'd earlier questioned.
David Wertime is a senior editor at Foreign Policy, where he manages its China section, Tea Leaf Nation. In 2011, he co-founded Tea Leaf Nation as a private company translating and analyzing Chinese social media, which the FP Group acquired in September 2013. David has since created two new miniseries and launched FP’s Chinese-language service. His culture-bridging work has been profiled in books including The Athena Doctrine and Digital Cosmopolitans and magazines including Psychology Today. David frequently discusses China on television and radio and has testified before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. In his spare time, David is an avid marathon runner, a kitchen volunteer at So Others Might Eat, and an expert mentor at 1776, a Washington, D.C.-based incubator and seed fund. Originally from Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, David is a proud returned Peace Corps volunteer. He holds an English degree from Yale University and a law degree from Harvard University.
The Global Times' outrageous statements make for great headlines. That's the problem.
State and social media evince a surprisingly muted reaction to an issue long regarded as "core" to Beijing.
Some greeted the news with a shrug; others lamented Americans “shivering in the corners.”
A growing number of trials will be live-streamed in HD. What might that mean for justice in a black-box judiciary?
Editors David Wertime and Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian talk to three young Chinese about how studying stateside changed their views of the United States — and their home.
A new social media push calls on netizens to stay vigilant against American meddling.