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  • 22 Aug 2017 08:26

    The Russian ‘taboo’ and the German election

    When it comes to Germany and Russia, pragmatic economic interests run up against a philosophical commitment to human rights and a liberal European order, and adherence to the positions of NATO and the EU.

  • 21 Aug 2017 17:08

    Wolf Warrior II: Chinese exceptionalism is box office gold

    The film reflects the increasingly widespread view in China that it has thrown off the shackles of a century of humiliation and emerged as a power equal to - if not better than - its Western counterparts.

  • 21 Aug 2017 14:33

    India feeling the heat on Belt and Road

    A growing political-military nexus between China and Pakistan, as currently seems likely, will further aggravate security competition with India.

Lowy Lecture Series - In conversation with James Fallows: Political media, old and new


To mark the fifth anniversary of the Lowy Institute’s blog, The Interpreter, James Fallows, Atlantic correspondent discussed with Interpreter Editor, Sam Roggeveen, his experience as a journalist and media critic to examine the role of old and new media in politics.

James Fallows is a national correspondent for The Atlantic and has written for the magazine since the late 1970s. In recent years, he has reported extensively from China and his latest book, China Airborne, was published in early May. He is also the author of Breaking The News: How the Media Undermine American Democracy, and is chair in US media at the US Studies Centre, University of Sydney.

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