WeChat, Wild Rumors and All, is Their Lifeline. Washington May End That, The New York Times

  • "In June, WeChat was set aflame by a viral open letter written by a Chinese-American student at Yale University, who said the Chinese community suffered from “rampant anti-Blackness” and urged Chinese-Americans to vocalize their support for Black Lives Matter."

How Trump’s Attempted WeChat Ban Would Devastate Chinese American Families Like Mine, Vox

  • "...there are groups of Chinese Americans who are actively writing articles to other Chinese Americans on WeChat through initiatives like the WeChat Project, as a way to organize Chinese Americans to vote and support Black Lives Matter."

Breaking (Fake) News!, Fresh Off the Vote podcast

  • "Have you and your parents ever had an argument about something they read on WeChat? What about WhatsApp? In this episode, Shawna (The Yappie) and #FOTV's Helen dive into these two ethnic media platforms to discuss misinformation and why it’s important to understand it in the context of election integrity. What exactly is “misinformation” and what is being done about it? With our guests from The WeChat Project, we look at a case study of second-generation Asian Americans combating misinformation about Black Lives Matter, racism, and affirmative action. They remind us of the traumas many immigrant parents face and offer tips on how to engage in productive dialogue—that avoid misinformation—on social media."

Can WeChat Be Woke? The Progressive Chinese Americans Countering Right-Wing Narratives, SupChina News

  • "After Huang penned her open letter about George Floyd and the need for Chinese-American solidarity in the fight against racism, she began to form an idea about what to do next. She wanted to amplify the voices of young, like-minded Chinese Americans on WeChat, to “combat misinformation and harmful narratives that are anti-black, anti-immigrant, and anti-queer that we see on WeChat all the time.” She called it The WeChat Project or 心声 (xīnshēng, voice from the heart)."

Liberal Chinese Americans Are Fighting Right-Wing WeChat Disinformation, Foreign Policy

  • "A series of essays written by second-generation Chinese Americans urging their parents to support the movement and responses from the older generation went viral after appearing on Chinese American. In the election season, editors published another series of letters fostering conversations between liberal young Chinese Americans and their parents, who are often conservative."

Interview Feature, Sine Theta Magazine

  • "Lis Chi Siegel interviews [The WeChat Project], an intervention against right-leaning and generally misinformed content on WeChat. [The WeChat Project] speaks about combating anti-Blackness amongst the Sino diaspora and ‘The WeChat Project’ as a potential site of Black and Asian solidarity."

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