Border Security wrote:joshuaintaiwan wrote:Is Mandarin really so important? Isn't it just a fad? Wouldn't you be better off reading some books about Chinese culture? Anyone speaks English anyway here, or so it seems
Being a reporter for one of the English dailies means basically being a translator, translating select stories from the Chinese version of your paper. There isn't much to local jouranalism.
But isn't that what Google Translate is for?