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The British Chinese community and the UK media | | Independent Editor's choice Blogs

The British Chinese community and the UK media | | Independent Editor's choice Blogs | Hyperlocal and Local Media | Scoop.it

The recent negative attention received by Chinese Olympic athletes in the press has made me consider the role that Chinese people often take in the UK media.

 

When the question “why are we so underrepresented in the media” was asked on dimsum.co.uk, the British Chinese Website, one sharp witted contributor named Well Hung Wang (!) replied “because our parents expect us to run their business. That may mean being in a triad or being in catering.” Although this statement is ironic there is a clear sentiment that Chinese parents have certain expectations from their children, mainly to do with economic wellbeing.

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$18.6M fuding for Nextdoor, a "Facebook For Local Communities"

$18.6M fuding for Nextdoor, a "Facebook For Local Communities" | Hyperlocal and Local Media | Scoop.it

The company is currently adding 22 new neighborhoods every day and engagement seems to be exceptionally high.

The startup currently has 647k households signed in and is the “official” communications mechanism of hundreds of cities. It is processing anywhere between 150-200K neighbor messages a day.

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