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Written on Nov, 13, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

Check back for a complete, updated list of Mei’s latest interviews and media appearances! AUDIO: One Child Policy, Optimism Bias, Movies, Meet the Producers (Matt Townsend Show, December 2015) As One-Child Policy Ends, New Book Examines ‘China’s Most Radical Experiment’ (NBC, November 2015) VIDEO: “China’s Two-Child Policy – Not Enough?” (AJ+ November 2015) VIDEO: “The Ripple Effect of China’ One Child …

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Written on Apr, 06, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

It’s hard to put into words what runs through the mind when reading Mei Fong’s One Child – a gripping work that delves into China’s infamous policy. Though the policy was amended last year to allow couples to have two children, the legacy of the one child policy, introduced in 1979, runs deep and has had a huge impact on …

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Written on Jan, 18, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

Starts at about 36:00: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06x3xdp This week Nihal will be joined by Brenda Edwards who will be performing a song from the musical Hairspray at Elton John’s piano. Director, Charles Randolph-Wright brings Motown to London, and Princess Marya Bolkonsky from War And Peace, otherwise known as Jessie Buckley, will be hopping across town from performing in The Winter’s Tale at …

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Written on Jan, 12, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

Mei on The Leonard Lopate Show on WNYC: http://www.wnyc.org/story/mei-fong-explores-legacy-chinas-one-child-policy/ Journalist and former staff reporter for the China bureau of The Wall Street Journal Mei Fong talks about her book, One Child: The Story of China’s Most Radical Experiment. Fong spent years documenting the effects of China’s one-child policy on every sector of society.

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Written on Jan, 01, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

Mei on Southern California Public Radio’s “AirTalk”: http://www.scpr.org/programs/airtalk/2015/12/29/45735/china-expert-and-author-dissects-history-outcomes/ On January 1, 2016, China will officially end its famed one-child policy and couples will be allow to have two children. In the new book, “One Child,” former the Wall Street Journals reporter Mei Fong dives into the history and numerous consequences of the Middle Kingdom’s controversial population-control experiment that started in 1980. Guest: …

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Written on Dec, 11, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

One Child Policy, Optimism Bias, Movies, Meet the Producers “Mei Fong is an author and journalist who graduated from the National University of Singapore she started her journalism career as a reporter. She has a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University. Mei has worked for Forbes, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal where she won a …

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Written on Nov, 16, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

At the end of October, the Chinese government ended its one-child policy, allowing married couples to have two children. More than three decades earlier, the Communist Party had unveiled the policy in order to control population growth. Harsh measures to limit family size—forced abortions, sterilization, and fines—have led to a population that is “too old, too male, and quite possibly, …

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Written on Nov, 13, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

Mei on AJ+:

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