Du Daozheng

Du Daozheng on Hu and Wen, and Reform

China Media Project translates a piece by Du Daozheng in Yanhuang Chunqiu magazine which discusses recent comments by Wen Jiabao about prospects for political reform. From their introduction: Du takes issue with the idea that...

Twenty Years On – Legacy of a Massacre

Two lengthy articles look at the legacy of June 4th by profiling the key players. A report in the Age gets the perspectives of several of the student leaders and Du Daozheng, a former official who recently played a major role in...

China Ex-censor Claims Key Tiananmen Memoirs Role

Reuters is reporting that former official Du Daozheng has publicly announced that he played a major role in recording Zhao Ziyang’s recently released memoir: Du Daozheng, reformist chief of the General Administration of...

In China, Media Make Small Strides

From the Washington Post: This fall, a scholarly magazine that focuses on Communist Party history pushed the envelope again. Editors, emboldened a few years ago after writing about a rarely mentioned former top official the...

Ex-Chinese Leader Ruffled as Magazine Breaks Taboo

Officials have targeted the magazine Yanhuang Chunqiu for its positive reporting on the late party secretary Zhao Ziyang, who is usually not permitted to be mentioned in the Chinese media. From The Age: An official from the...

Du Daozheng: Democracy A One-Way Street

In recent months, as the upcoming 17th Party Congress has occasioned heightened debate over democratic reform, the party journal Yanhuang Chunqiu has been running feisty articles by liberal geriatrics who advocate picking up the...



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