About Benjamin Garvey

Benjamin Garvey is a PhD candidate at the Australian Centre on China in the World at the Australian National University.

Hong Kong

Backflip: Western media suddenly sympathise with Hong Kong separatists


The Western media have gone from obscuring to exalting Hong Kong separatism, Benjamin Garvey observes. There has been a sudden deluge of Western reporting on Hong Kong separatism over the last six months—and, interestingly, it has been sympathetic. China watchers who rely on mainstream Western media could be forgiven for thinking the Hong Kong Independence […]