‘All so eager for Chinese cash’: CNN anchor slams Apple, Nike, IOC for ‘blind eye’ to human rights abuses
CNN’s “State of the Union” anchor Jake Tapper denounced the IOC, large corporations and Hollywood for chasing “Chinese cash” while ignoring the nation’s human rights abuses on air.
Profit over ethics: During the segment, Tapper called out Hollywood, the NBA, Silicon Valley and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for valuing their industries’ profit while turning a blind eye to the Chinese government’s human rights abuses during CNN’s “State of the Union” on Dec 5.
A viral post claiming that bubble tea is made with goat feces has been debunked.
Fake boba news: An image of a goat defecating into a bubble tea drink has circulated on social media since 2019; however, AFP Fact Check proved that the post was digitally altered.
Japanese Crown Prince Akishino spoke out in a surprisingly candid manner against the negative tabloid and media coverage of his daughter, former Princess Mako, and her husband.
Crown Prince Akishino, brother to the current emperor of Japan, criticized the media during a press conference commemorating his 56 birthday.
San Francisco-based nonprofit Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has sparked online backlash after listing Taiwan as a “province of China” in its “Guide to Covering Asian Pacific America.”
Highly disputed: The AAJA style guide notes that the “fact” of Taiwan’s status as a Chinese province is “disputed by the Taiwan government” and currently fuels current political tension.
A live discussion on CNN about the mysterious disappearance and reappearance of tennis star Peng Shuai was recently censored in China.
What happened: CNN’s “New Day” had its live feed in China blocked with colored bars during a segment discussing what happened to Peng, 35, according to Fox News.