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ChinaTalk: PilotTalk: Cops and Journalists in PRC and Taiwan TV

Jordan Schneider
Wednesday, January 24, 2024, 2:16 PM

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New year, new PilotTalk! Ben Smith, editor-in-chief of Semafor, joins Jordan and editor Irene to watch Chinese and Taiwanese TV shows. Ben’s favorite genre is crime and police dramas, and we cover the following new-ish releases:
• A Date With The Future 照亮你 (2023, mainland): Romance where a firefighter falls in love with a journalist!
• **Ordinary Greatness** 警察荣誉 (2022, mainland): Sitcom about a local police station.

• The World Between Us 我們與惡的距離 (2019, Taiwan): Acclaimed miniseries set in the aftermath of a mass shooting, addressing media sensationalism, treatment of the mentally ill, and the death penalty.

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Outro music: Kiss Me by Taiwanese artist Karencici
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Jordan Schneider is the host of the ChinaTalk podcast and newsletter. He previously worked at Kwai, Bridgewater and the Eurasia Group. His Chinese landscape paintings "show promise."

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