Wu Nan

Wu Nan is a student of the Graduate School of Journalism, University of California at Berkeley. Wu Nan worked for the Boston Globe Beijing Bureau as a news assistant for three years. She also worked as a reporter for one and a half years at the Economic Observer, a Chinese national financial weekly based in Beijing. Her reports focused on the changes in modern China society and the world.

Beijing Is Haunted by Olympic Ghosts

German scholar, Gudrun Wacker, takes a new approach to the recent Olympic human rights controversy. From German Institute of International and Security Affairs: Did the Chinese government know what they were in for when they...

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For Chinese Athletes, Western-Style Perks

“As China embraces capitalism, its athletic teams are cashing in.” From the Washington Post: The national men’s field hockey squad, for one, has been eager to collect. Twenty years ago, before the rise of...

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What’s Behind the Recent Boycott?

China Newsweek’s Mo Zhixu 莫之许 (Beijing-based) in his recent op-ed, “Why am I against the boycott,” revealed the core reason causing boycott–the mixed feelings of pride and a lack of self-confidence of...

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Freedom of Speech in China

Frog in a Well blogs on Chang Ping, editor in Southern Metropolis Daily, who criticized Chinese nationalists’ response to the western media’s wrong reporting of Tibet. Danwei has some links on the current war over...

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