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Sixth Tone Podcast: Fresh voices from today's China

News & Politics Podcasts

Sixth Tone is an English-language media outlet bringing you news, features, and commentary from today's China.

Sixth Tone is an English-language media outlet bringing you news, features, and commentary from today's China.

Location:

China

Description:

Sixth Tone is an English-language media outlet bringing you news, features, and commentary from today's China.

Twitter:

@sixthtone

Language:

English


Episodes

Backstage at China’s Music Festivals

5/21/2018
In this episode of Sixth Tone’s podcast, reporter Yin Yijun explains what goes into putting on a music festival in China.

Duration:00:07:25

The Wenchuan Earthquake

5/7/2018
In this episode of Sixth Tone’s podcast, reporters Wang Lianzhang and Lin Qiqing look back on one of modern China’s most devastating disasters, the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake that struck southwestern China’s Sichuan province.

Duration:00:15:16

Boys and BB Cream

4/10/2018
While only a minority of men in China may be ready to serve up a full face of makeup, a vanguard of young celebrities with boyish looks — “little fresh meats” — and vloggers who post makeup tutorials and reviews on sites like Bilibili and Douyin are helping pave the way. Listen to our podcast to hear the stories behind the story, “Beauty Boys: The Chinese Men Changing the Face of Makeup.”

Duration:00:13:17

Race and Representation in China

3/26/2018
China often represents itself as a monoracial country in which racist advertising or offensive language results from unthinking slip-ups. Yet as the country grows into a global superpower, Niesha Davis — who has lived across three continents — argues that it should step up its game. Listen to our podcast to hear the stories behind the story, “Can ‘Black Panther’ Change Chinese Attitudes Toward Race?”

Duration:00:11:37

How Chinese Photographers Capture the Country

3/9/2018
Go behind the camera lens with Sixth Tone photo editors and get to know the styles, stories, and brilliance of some of China’s most renowned photographers.

Duration:00:10:09

Is China's Domestic Violence Law Doing Its Job?

2/24/2018
In 2016, China implemented its first domestic violence law, which allowed victims to file personal protection orders against their abusers. Two years later, Sixth Tone's reporter Fu Danni, data journalist Liu Chang, and editor Jessica Levine look at whether the law has done what it set out to do.

Duration:00:12:46

Diving Into China's Underwear Drawers

2/9/2018
Journey with Sixth Tone reporters into China's lingerie capital, Guanyun County, where countryside workshops make scanty bras, panties, and roleplay costumes that ship to customers all over China and the world. Follow this link to read our story: http://bit.ly/2G259Rz

Duration:00:09:26

Spilled Milk: How the Melamine Scandal Impacted China

1/26/2018
A decade after the melamine scandal devastated China's milk industry, how has it changed dairy production in the country? Who are the people most affected? Follow the link to read our story: http://bit.ly/2Ectt3t

Duration:00:15:18