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In Translation: When does a China tech firm’s corporate apology become a political ‘confession’?

When does a corporate apology become a political self-confession, or jiantao (检讨), an act of submission not to social mores and concerns, but to those in power? The line can certainly blur in China. But the public apology last week from Zhang Yiming (张一鸣), the founder and CEO of one of China’s leading tech-based news and information platforms, […]