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Analysis: Beijing is angry at the WTA for pulling out of China. But it can’t let Chinese people know about it

In contrast to the blanket silence at home, China’s government controlled-media lashed out at the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) on Twitter — a platform blocked in China — accusing the organization of “putting on an exaggerated show,” and “supporting the West’s attack on Chinese system.”The two seemingly contradictory approaches reflect the extreme sensitivity attached to…

As U.S. promotes democracy, China touts its own version

BEIJING, Dec 3 (Reuters) – As U.S. President Joe Biden prepares to host more than 100 participants in the initial “Summit for Democracy”, China – which was not invited – has increasingly talked up the advantages of its own “whole-process democracy”.Chinese state media and diplomats in recent weeks have ramped up criticism of democracy in…