citizen journalism



Sex Tape Blogger Zhu Ruifeng Thrives as Muckraker

The New York Times’ Andrew Jacobs profiles anti-corruption blogger Zhu Ruifeng, whose publication of a sex tape last November brought down 11 Chongqing officials and exposed the extortion ring that had ensnared them. With...

Hong Kong Media Office Attacked

The office of In-Media [zh], a Hong Kong citizen journalism website, was attacked by masked men earlier this week. The Wall Street Journal’s China Realtime Report provides the details: Witnesses said that in the early...

Documentary: High Tech, Low Life

A new documentary project, High Tech/Low Life, profiles Zuola (Zola) and Tiger Temple, two of China’s most prominent and earlier citizen reporters. Using footage filmed since 2008, the filmmaker follows them as they travel...

Beijing’s Black Secrets

Though many thought detention centers for petitioners disappeared in China in 2003, Xu Zhiyong, a professor at the Beijing University of Post and Telecommunications and citizen journalist, has discovered they’ve merely...

Citizen Journalists Challenge Beijing

From The National: Chinese authorities and the country’s bloggers are waging an online battle over push-ups. This is no pre-Olympic fitness craze, but attempts by the government to keep a lid on dissent. Push-ups are what two...




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