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Peppa Pig, popular in over 170 nations, has conquered the market of children’s entertainment and has become a billion-dollar business. (Image:  YouTube/Screenshot)

China Looking to Oust Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig, popular in over 170 nations, has conquered the market of children’s entertainment, becoming a billion-dollar business. Most won’t think there’s anything wrong with the cartoon and, certainly, not one to get banned. But in China, the short cartoons about…

Peppa Pig, a British cartoon favorite, has been banned by China’s top video platform Douyin. (Image:  YouTube/Screenshot)

Peppa Pig Banned by Douyin

Peppa Pig, a British cartoon favorite, has been banned by China’s top video platfors Douyin. It appears that the website became wary of the growing popularity of the cartoon, especially, among young Chinese adults, which resulted in this ban. Nevertheless,…

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DGA Lifetime Honorary Award Winner Ang Lee

On October 18, Voice of America reported that the internationally renowned film director Ang Lee received a lifetime honorary award from the Directors Guild of America (DGA) for his daring…

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Bautista Supports James Gunn After Pedophile Tweets

After Disney announced that they fired Guardians of the Galaxy (GOTG) series director James Gunn because of his offensive tweets about rape and pedophilia, many have surprisingly come to the director’s…

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China Looking to Oust Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig, popular in over 170 nations, has conquered the market of children’s entertainment, becoming a billion-dollar business. Most won’t think there’s anything wrong with the cartoon and, certainly, not one…

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Peppa Pig Banned by Douyin

Peppa Pig, a British cartoon favorite, has been banned by China’s top video platfors Douyin. It appears that the website became wary of the growing popularity of the cartoon, especially,…

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The Diminishing Hollywood Affair With China

There was a time when Hollywood films alone topped the box office in China and garnered a growth in revenue from US$455 million to around US$8.6 billion in the last decade. However, it…

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The Oscars: Do They Really Matter?

On March 4, 2018, Americans, and folks all over the world, were treated to the 90th annual Academy Awards, more popularly known as the Oscars. With 26.5 million viewers, the…