Author: Linjun Fan

Linjun Fan is a student of the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley. She worked as a reporter for China Central Television and then as a special correspondent for the Beijing Bureau of Knight Ridder Newspapers for several years after her graduation from Beijing University.
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A Satire That Caused an Uproar in Both China and The Philippines

Hong Kong columnist Chip Tsao (陶杰 Tao Jie) wrote a satirical article recently commenting on the dispute over the Spratly Islands between China and the Philippines. Very few Chinese or Filipinos got his humor. Instead, so many Filipinos were infuriated by the “racism” displayed in the article that Manila barred Tsao’s entry. While Tsao received very different

April 8, 2009

BOCOG: “I Do Not Think There Was Any Wrongdoing”

Beijing-based legal scholar Xu Zhiyong (许志永) writes on his blog, translated by CDT: Seven-year-old Yang Peiyi sang a lovely song for the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games. However, audiences all over the world thought that the song was sung by another girl, Lin Miaoke, whose picture was published on the New York Times and who became a household name after the ceremony.

August 18, 2008

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