In China, independent media is censored, and people are afraid to talk openly, for fear of being arrested. So when Frank Langfitt reported in Shanghai for NPR, he offered free taxi rides in exchange for honest conversations. He learned about people's everyday lives in a rapidly changing country, and their views of Donald Trump's America.
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How to get around censorship in China? Reporter offers free taxi rides for honest conversations
In China, independent media is largely censored. People are afraid to speak freely, for fear of being arrested.
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