Clowns To The Left Of Me, Jokers To The Right

NewsDecoder, a non-profit startup I support aimed at getting millennials involved in the news, asked me write a few lines on China, North Korea and the United States.  The original is available here. The complete text is: By David Schlesinger Pity China’s foreign policy leaders. An unpredictable, mercurial, untested, perhaps irrational leader in its neighbor,..

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FIX WHAT’S BROKEN

Here’s a blog post I wrote for Hubii, a company I’ve been working with. The original is here .   FIX WHAT’S BROKEN By David Schlesinger Everything in media seems broken. Journalists feel they don’t get paid properly. Publishers see their business model crumbling around them. Advertisers pay for impact but don’t have much idea if..

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Where is YOUR Red Line?

I wrote some thoughts on China, Apple…and your company that were published in the Nikkei Asian Review. The published version is here. And the text is below: Apple has to face question of its ‘red line’ in China Doing business requires consideration of which official demands to accept DAVID SCHLESINGER Launches of new iPhone models..

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CPJ Writes to Japanese PM Abe

After our mission to Tokyo, the Committee to Protect Journalists has written to Japanese Prime Minister Abe to urge him strongly to engage with the concerns and recommendations expressed by UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression David Kaye. The full letter is available here

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Japan Activities…

  This June I’m part of a delegation from the Committee to Protect Journalists to Japan, where we will advocate for continued and expanded press freedoms and participate in public forums at Waseda and Sophia Universities. Full details are available here. In April, I spoke at Hitotsubashi University on “Journalists, Consultants and Charlatans: How We All..

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China and Trump – So What About Human Rights

I wrote the following for a discussion on ChinaFile. It will be published at https://www.chinafile.com/conversation/how-should-trump-deal-china-and-how-should-china-deal-trump on November 11 U.S. time.   CHINA AND TRUMP – SO WHAT ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS By David Schlesinger   Pity the Chinese human rights campaigner or intellectual who looked to the United States as a beacon, a model, a source of..

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