Jonathan Ansfield

Jonathan Ansfield reports for Newsweek magazine from Beijing, where he has lived for over eight years. His freelance work has also appeared in The Asian Wall Street Journal, Wallpaper, and The News York Times. From 2001 to 2004, he served as a general news correspondent for Reuters. His main area of interest is the Chinese media and its political and market roles in democratic change.

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Du Daozheng: Democracy A One-Way Street

In recent months, as the upcoming 17th Party Congress has occasioned heightened debate over democratic reform, the party journal Yanhuang Chunqiu has been running feisty articles by liberal geriatrics who advocate picking up the...

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The Art Media Hustle

Last month, a gallery worker on Beijing’s East Side sent out a press release for a contemporary art exhibit. The local art media soon came fishing for soft ads. Here the gallerist

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