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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China Shuts ‘Rumour’ Blogs in Internet Crackdown

As part of the crackdown on “rumors” in the wake of the Bo Xilai scandal, Sina Weibo announced a move to close individual accounts that it accused of spreading fabricated news. Among those closed is the account of Li Delin, who posted information about a rumored coup in Beijing, and who has since reportedly disappeared. From AFP: Chinese Internet giant Sina said late Tuesday

April 25, 2012 10:16 AM

Photo: Movie theater in Dongguan, by dcmaster

Movie theater in Dongguan

April 24, 2012 10:15 PM

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