Fired PRC editor blasts Beijing’s double standards – Taipei Times

Taipei Times reports on the sacking of Huang Liangtian, editor of Baixing magazine:

The editor of a popular Chinese publication yesterday said that he was fired after reporting widely on corruption, driving home the fact that new relaxed rules on foreign journalists do not apply to locals.

Huang Liangtian, 50, was sacked after transforming Baixing (Popular Masses) into a widely read magazine with a fearless reputation for investigative reporting into corruption.

“I was really sorry to hear that I had been sacked — I’ve been working in the media industry for more than 20 years,” Huang said by telephone. [Full text]

January 6, 2007, 5:39 PM
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