Amanda Florian, an acclaimed journalist and storyteller, is constantly on the move in search of her next great story. With extensive international reporting experience, she has reported from New York, Washington D.C., China, Hong Kong, Germany, Morocco, Poland, Singapore, Austria, and beyond. Her work has taken her to some of the most fascinating and dynamic places in the world, and she is always eager to explore new horizons.
Florian's dedication to her craft has taken her from the bustling streets of Shanghai, China, to the royal halls of power in Fez, Morocco, where she has interviewed top foreign officials and representatives. As a China watcher, Florian has reported extensively on the country's politics, culture, and new media scene, offering insightful analysis and commentary on the global superpower.
As a respected voice in international journalism, Florian's work has been featured in major media outlets around the world, including CNN, The Washington Post, Vice World News, Wired, Morning Brew, Foreign Policy Magazine, Business Insider, and more. Her ability to navigate complex tech stories on cybersecurity, foreign policy, artificial intelligence, deepfakes, and terrorism has earned her a dedicated following among readers and viewers alike. Florian's tech feature on Afghan journalists who were targeted by the Taliban was included in a report by the European Commission that highlighted terrorism and violent extremism online.
When she's not reporting from the front lines of China's rapidly evolving tech scene, Florian can be seen sharing her experiences with aspiring young journalists while advocating for press freedom around the globe.
China’s Zero-COVID Policies Are Stirring Xenophobia
Chinese TikTok Users Are in Love With ‘Daddy Putin’
How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine turned words into weapons
Facebook Couchsurfing Groups Are Helping Resettle Refugees
Russia invaded Ukraine. Then Spotify users bombarded the music scene with violent, pro-war messages
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