The uncertain resolution of a stand-off between Southern Weekly staff and Guangdong propaganda authorities continues to unfold. At the South China Morning Post, Li Jing and Mimi Lau report the ousting of Southern Weekly...
by Scott Greene | Oct 19, 2012
Dissident artist Ai Weiwei served as guest editor and appears on cover of the latest issue of British magazine New Statesman, in which he leads with a challenge for China to re-evaluate and recognize its position in the world as...
by Jonathan Ansfield | Apr 1, 2007
The story of China’s “toughest nail house” – flattened overnight – will be remembered for spawning its own little media counterculture. Perhaps
by Sophie Beach | Sep 4, 2005
Pioneering former Southern Metropolis News (ÂçóÊñπÈÉΩÂ∏ÇÊä•) editor Cheng Yizhong has been invited by Sohu.com to write daily commentary on China’s newspapers. Cheng spent five months in prison but was released last...
by Sophie Beach | May 7, 2005
ESWN has translated Cheng Yizhong’s acceptance speech for the 2005 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. The Chinese government barred Cheng from traveling to Dakar, Senegal to accept the award: I want to thank...
by Sophie Beach | May 2, 2005
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