Aynne Kokas

Aynne Kokas is associate professor of media studies and the C.K. Yen Chair at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center. Her books include Hollywood Made in China (2017) and Trafficking Data: How China Is Winning the Battle for Digital Sovereignty (forthcoming).

Articles by Aynne Kokas:

April 2022, Volume 33, Issue 2

How Beijing Runs the Show in Hollywood

China’s ability to shape the global entertainment industry extends well beyond films, and it no longer rests solely on the allure of big markets. Beijing is exerting newfound leverage that is making giant U.S. media companies do its bidding.