The AP reports that Hua Guofeng passed away on Wednesday at age 87: Hua Guofeng, who briefly ruled China as communist founder Mao Zedong’s successor but was pushed aside as a prelude to reforms that launched an economic...Read More
Claire Kells is a graduate student at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. She is concentrating in Human Rights as well as learning Mandarin.
Posted by Claire Kells | Aug 19, 2008
Jim Yardley, of the New York Times, reports that Chinese propaganda officials have ordered only sympathetic coverage of Liu Xiang: After Liu hobbled off the track, China’s Internet was filled with comments that ranged from...Read More
Posted by Claire Kells | Aug 5, 2008
The Economist adds its voice to the swelling China coverage on the eve of the 2008 Beijing Olympics with an analysis of national political conditions: The government-organised vigilantes in their baseball caps and “Good luck...Read More
Posted by Claire Kells | Jul 31, 2008
From The New York Times: Contemporary art in China is a man’s world. While the art market, all but nonexistent in 1989, has become a powerhouse industry and produced a pantheon of multimillionaire artist-celebrities, there are...Read More
CDT in the News
- Mind Matters – #WhereIsPengShuai: China’s Star Tennis Player Went Missing
- The New York Times – China’s Silence on Peng Shuai Shows the Limits of Beijing’s Propaganda
- The Hindu – What happened to Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai?
- Vice – How China Managed to Wipe Out All Mentions of Its Most Explosive #MeToo Case
- WSJ – China’s Response to Peng Shuai Allegations Follows Familiar Pattern