Ellie Young

Research Analyst, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan

Ellie Young is a Research Analyst for China, Hong Kong and Taiwan at Freedom House. She works on the Beijing’s Global Media Influence (BGMI) project and contributes to the China Media Bulletin and the Hong Kong Media Bulletin. Young was a co-author of the BGMI 2022 report "Authoritarian Expansion and the Power of Democratic Resilience", including co-authoring the country case studies for Argentina, Peru, Spain, Poland, Romania, Mozambique, and Tunisia, among others. Before joining Freedom House, Ellie worked at a China-focused policy journal. She has done research and consulting on technology and education issues as well and has a BA in International Studies.

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