• Eugene Puryear

From Eileen Gu to COVID Protocols, Anti-China Bias Suffuses Olympic Coverage

The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing is here but the U.S. isn’t sending its officials, calling it a “diplomatic boycott.” Meanwhile, host outlet NBC is using every opportunity to bash China and Russia throughout their coverage.

Tings Chak, Shanghai-based researcher at the Tricontinental Institute & a member of Dongsheng News collective, explains what the perception of the Olympics has been in China, analyzes the treatment of Eileen Gu, and reacts to the Western coverage.