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How Joe Biden can help Hollywood compete with China

Mismanagement of the COVID-19 pandemic has gutted the US film industry

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An advertisement promoting Disney's movie Mulan at a bus stop in Beijing, pictured on Sept. 9, 2020: U.S. companies with legal market access guarantees are less likely to yield to excessive Chinese government demands.   © Reuters

Aynne Kokas teaches media studies at the University of Virginia and is the author of: "Hollywood Made in China."

The year 2020 will be remembered for a lot of things, but one of the year's more under-appreciated developments was that China finally overtook the U.S. at the box office.

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