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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Orgies, Tiananmen & Bo Guagua: Top Posts of 2012

The year 2012 was like no other for China watchers: breaking stories full of political intrigue, sex scandals, natural disasters, murder, and a transition to a new generation of leaders. Which stories were most popular on CDT? The answers may surprise you. Below we list the top ten most viewed stories for all of 2012 on both CDT English and CDT Chinese:
Top Ten Most Viewed Stories in 2012

December 31, 2012

Photo: Happy New Year from Liuzhou, Guangxi, by Michael Steverson

December 31, 2012