Maria Repnikova is an Assistant Professor in Global Communication at Georgia State University, and the Director of Center for Global Information Studies. She works at the intersection of communication and politics in non-democratic regimes, with a regional specialisation on China.

Media Politics in China: Improvising Power under Authoritarianism, a Conversation with Maria Repnikova

Maria Repnikova’s new book Media Politics in China: Improvising Power Under Authoritarianism (Cambridge University Press, 2017) challenges conventional understandings of the role of critical journalists in authoritarian regimes, painting a picture of reporting in China as a balancing act of creativity, experimentation, and restriction. We spoke with her.

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