Eva Dou joins Monetary personnel to deal with tech policy

Announcement from Business enterprise Editor Lori Montgomery, Deputy Business enterprise Editor Christina Passariello, Technological innovation Plan Editor Mark Seibel and Deputy Know-how Coverage Editor Alexis Sobel Fitts:

We’re pleased to announce that Eva Dou is becoming a member of the Financial staff members to include tech coverage, starting to be the 3rd member of a stellar group focused on developments in Washington, in courts and legislatures throughout the region, and in intercontinental capitals all-around the world.

Eva comes to us from the Global desk, the place she labored for 3 years as a China correspondent focused on small business and technologies. She joined The Publish in March 2020 and was promptly engulfed in protection of the coronavirus pandemic, chronicling the effects of stringent lockdowns on Chinese modern society. She led a deep appear at the Wuhan laboratory suspected as the supply of the virus and, as the pandemic eased, filed dispatches about the Beijing Winter season Olympics, Sino-Russian relations and China’s faltering economy and tech market.

Prior to coming to The Write-up, Eva invested 7 several years at the Wall Road Journal covering business enterprise and political news from Beijing and Taipei. Standout tales involved an investigation into the use of pressured labor from Xinjiang and an exploration of China’s surveillance technologies that was part of a 2018 Loeb Award-successful team venture. A native of Detroit, Eva is a graduate of the University of Missouri, where she majored in economics and journalism. She speaks fluent Mandarin and is at function on a reserve about the mysterious household dynasty at the centre of Huawei, whose technologies have helped implement China’s rising law enforcement state.

Eva will be based in D.C. With her arrival, the formidable Cat Zakrzewski, who has dominated protection of Washington’s clashes with the tech market, will develop into our issue individual on tech coverage at the White Property whilst foremost protection of AI regulation and the authorized and legislative battles around totally free speech on the internet. The tenacious Cristiano Lima will expand his portfolio to contain a new focus on privacy and kids’ on the internet safety, a mounting debate with a developing fleet of stakeholders. Cristiano will continue to include tech policy on the Hill and anchor the popular Technological know-how 202 e-newsletter.

Remember to sign up for us in congratulating all 3 reporters on their new roles — and in welcoming Eva to the D.C. newsroom. Her first day is right now.