How is the Chinese Communist Party spreading conspiracy theories and propaganda about the CCP virus, or coronavirus, pandemic?
How is it using internet bots and Russian-style disinformation to manipulate public opinion globally?
And why is it important to distrust official data and talking points coming from China, especially when it comes to COVID 19?
In this episode, we sit down with Sarah Cook, a Senior Research Analyst for Freedom House focusing on China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. She also directs Freedom House’s China Media Bulletin, a monthly digest with news and analysis on media freedom in China.