While China’s leaders have long seen the news media as the “throat and tongue”...
Southern Metropolis Daily
by Cindy | Mar 2, 2016
An editor at the liberal Southern Metropolis Daily has been fired after the paper’s Shenzhen...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 3, 2016
Last month, former Southern Metropolis Daily columnist Li Xin went missing after traveling to...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 7, 2013
On Monday, South China Morning Post’s Patrick Boehler reported that bottled water company...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 10, 2013
China’s Supreme People’s Court and Supreme People’s Procuratorate issued a new...
by Anne Henochowicz | Oct 24, 2012
Editor’s Note: The CDT Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon is a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 22, 2011
Xinhua reports that Ai Weiwei has been released on bail in recognition of his cooperative attitude and chronic illness: The Beijing police department said Wednesday that Ai Weiwei has been released on bail because of his good...
by Sophie Beach | May 12, 2011
On the third anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Sichuan, the Southern Metropolis Daily wrote a powerful editorial, which also sends a message in support of imprisoned artist Ai Weiwei. The editorial has since been...
by Xiao Qiang | Dec 13, 2010
As has been reported, the term “empty chair” (空椅子) has become a banned word in Chinese cyberspace following Friday’s Nobel prize ceremony during which imprisoned Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo was represented...
by Don Weinland | Sep 16, 2010
The Southern Metropolis Daily reprimanded cartoonist Kuang Biao in August for his depiction of journalist Chang Ping bound in an ominous stranglehold: According to the China Media Project, Chang has recently been barred from...
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