. News of Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland” Oscar win is censored in China « JO LEE MAGAZINE

The Economist – The first Chinese “Best Director” winner falls foul of angry nationalists.  State media proclaimed she was the pride of China. Ms Zhao became the most viewed topic on Weibo, a microblog, where Chinese celebrities rushed to post messages. “Congratulations,” gushed Zhang Ziyi, star of “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon”, “Look forward to the Oscars.”

Censors in China scrubbed any mention of the wins from social media and the internet.

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