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China tech coverage expands from The Information, Politico

July 7, 2020

Posted by Chris Roush

The Information and Politico are both expanding their coverage of the Chinese technology news, reports Sara Fischer of Axios.

Fischer reports, “The Information, a business and tech news media company founded by Wall Street Journal veteran Jessica Lessin, is launching a new Chinese-language newsletter covering Silicon Valley and China’s tech sector for a Chinese-speaking audience. It will be its first non-English language editorial product.

  • The Information has four reporters in Hong Kong covering China and Asia technology: Shai Oster, Wayne Ma, Juro Osawa and Yunan Zhang.
  • Zhang will be the lead writer for the newsletter, which will be free and published weekly beginning this week.
  • The goal of the newsletter is to bring coverage of Silicon Valley and Chinese tech to the Greater China audience and Singapore and to introduce its China coverage to a wider Chinese audience

At Politico, the company’s new ‘China Watcher’ newsletter written by David Wertime. has quickly become one of its top-performing products since launching in May.

    • ‘Open rates are well north of 50%, putting it in the top tier of POLITICO newsletters from an engagement standpoint,’ says spokesperson Brad Dayspring.”

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