Beware the ‘Old China’ Syndrome – Sunny Lee

Sunny Lee, a South Korean journalist based in Beijing, reports on the conditions for in China by telling the experiences of some foreign journalists. From Asia Times Online:

…A former South Korean correspondent, who often wrote unflattering articles on China and interviewed dissidents and pro- intellectuals, always worked as a team with his wife. His wife’s role was simple but important. When he went out to meet his contacts, he told his wife that if she didn’t receive a text message from him at every 30-minute interval, she should call for help. That was his way of ensuring his safety….[Full Text]


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