Posted by Jeremy Goldkorn on Monday, November 27, 2006 at 10:15 AM
New York Times rock star columnist Thomas Friedman has just concluded a speaking tour of China to promote the Chinese language edition of his book.
It seems that Chinese journalists and media people are getting a little tired of the Flat Earth Mantra. This is by Michael Anti, as translated by ESWN
The below is from a post by Undersound, who looks at two Friedmans — Thomas and Milton — and summarizes and translates into English various reactions from Chinese writers and bloggers to Thomas Friedman's recent tour, including this from Flypig (Chinese):
China Media Timeline
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