Sarah Cook

Sarah Cook is research director for China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan at Freedom House. She directs the monthly digest China Media Bulletin and is the author, most recently, of the special report “Beijing’s Global Megaphone: The Expansion of Chinese Communist Party Influence Since 2017” (2020).

January 2022, Volume 33, Issue 1

Countering Beijing’s Media Manipulation

China is expanding its global media footprint, aggressively peddling its preferred narratives and stifling criticism of its policies, all the while undermining free expression, public debate, and electoral integrity in more open societies.