Author: Sophie Beach

Sophie Beach lives in Berkeley, California. She previously served as senior research associate for Asia at the Committee to Protect Journalists, a New York-based press freedom organization. She received her master's degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Her writing about China has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post, The Nation magazine, and other publications.
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Arrest Marks End of an Era for Chinese Journalism

Shen Hao, the influential editor of 21st Century Business Herald, was detained in September for alleged extortion. Founder of the Herald, part of the liberal Nanfang Group, Shen had long been admired by fellow journalists for his willingness to investigate and stand up to powerful officials. While he made a public confession on CCTV shortly after he was detained, many journalists

January 11, 2015 11:10 PM

Goodreads: Interview with Yu Hua

Goodreads interviews author Yu Hua about his new novel The Seventh Day: A Novel, his childhood during the Cultural Revolution, and his advice for young writers: GR: […] Meanwhile China has, of course, changed a great deal since you published your first book. Which changes have you been most eager to document? Why? And how have those changes been reflected in your writing? YH:

January 9, 2015 7:32 PM

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