Author: Sophie Beach

Sophie Beach lives in Berkeley, California. She previously served as senior research associate for Asia at the Committee to Protect Journalists, a New York-based press freedom organization. She received her master's degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Her writing about China has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post, The Nation magazine, and other publications.
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In Crackdown on Rumors, Journalist “Confesses”

Wang Xiaolu, a journalist for Caijing Magazine, was detained after the recent stock market crash for “spreading fake information” after publishing a report claiming that the securities regulator was planning to remove government funds from the stock market. Xinhua reports that Wang has confessed to “causing panic and disorder.” From

August 30, 2015 9:51 PM

Photo: 7am behind Qianmen, by Jens Schott Knudsen

7am behind Qianmen

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