Last week, a spiky Global Times editorial blasted Australia as a “paper cat” over its position on...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 17, 2015
At openDemocracy, The Daily Telegraph’s former chief political commentator Peter Oborne...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 12, 2014
At a joint press conference with his American counterpart on Wednesday, President Xi Jinping...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 2, 2013
Guangdong’s media regulator has ordered editorial changes at the New Express following its...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 22, 2013
The Beijing-based Economic Observer marked its 12th anniversary last week with an editorial looking back over its history: This of course isn’t just one media outlet’s personal history. We’re in a period of transition. The...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 30, 2013
The New York Times’ Nicole Perlroth reports that computers belonging to the newspaper and its staff have suffered repeated attacks over the past four months, apparently from within China. The intruders appeared to focus on...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 18, 2013
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 Samuel Wade | Oct 28, 2012
Lawyers for the family of Wen Jiabao have issued a statement on David Barboza’s investigation of their business dealings and reported $2.7 billion fortune, published on Friday at The New York Times. According to the...
by Anne Henochowicz | Aug 22, 2012
Netizens are going crazy over the telling placement of headlines in yesterday’s edition of the Shandong paper 6 AM Today (今晨6点). At top is a photo of Gu Kailai at her trial and the headline “Bogu Kailai’s Commuted Death...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 18, 2012
Senior staff at two major newspapers have been transferred or suspended this week, prompting widespread but unconfirmed speculation about political motivations. From Louise Ho at the South China Morning Post: Lu Yan, publisher...
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