S&ED: Chinese and American media tell two tales
June 29, 2015,
Reading the Chinese- and English-language media on the high-level dialogue last week, one wonders if they were covering the same event. Major Chinese media outlets including Xinhua and People’s Daily hailed the completion of the 7th round of the Strategic and Economic Dialogue, while the tone of the majority of U.S. reports was consistently pessimistic. David Dollar and Wei Wang delve into the reason why there was such variance in reporting.