Chang Ping, a prominent Chinese journalist at the Southern Weekend Group and a repeated target of government censors, has been officially dismissed from the company. From the New York Times:
The columnist, Chang Ping, said he was forced out because his bosses were “under pressure” from government propaganda authorities.
The executive editor, Zhuang Shenzhi, said that the publisher had decided not to extend Mr. Chang’s contract. “The paper thought some of his work
January 27, 2011 2:00 PM