Wang Keqin

Veteran Muckraker Wang Keqin Forced to Leave Paper

Celebrated investigative journalist Wang Keqin has been forced to leave the Economic Observer, apparently in connection with its unrestrained coverage of flooding which killed at least 77 people in Beijing last summer and other...

Winter at Home, Spring Abroad for Journalists

In 2008, investigative reporter Jian Guangzhou uncovered a major food safety scandal involving melamine-tainted Sanlu milk powder. This year, he left Shanghai’s Oriental Daily in one of a series of high-profile news media...

Chen Guangcheng: Law, Media and Broken Promises

Jerome Cohen discusses the continuing house arrest of Chen Guangcheng and his family at the South China Morning Post, arguing that the local authorities’ disregard for the law demonstrates the practical limitations of...

Newspaper’s Investigative Unit Shuttered in China

The Committee to Protect Journalists reports the closure of Wang Keqin’s famed investigative reporting team at China Economic Times, confirming fears stirred by earlier postings on Sina Weibo. Xie Baokang, assistant to the...

Trouble for China Economic Times

China Media Project reports that trouble may be afoot for the investigative reporting team at China Economic Times, led by esteemed reporter Wang Keqin: Reports on China’s microblog platforms today indicate that China Economic...

Making Themselves Heard

The Age has an in-depth report on the investigation of faulty vaccines and the journalists, including reporter Wang Keqin and editor Bao Yueyang, who risked their careers (and lives) to get the story out: On Wednesday morning,...

Beijing Sacks Editor for Expose

The editor responsible for publishing investigative journalist Wang Keqin’s expose of shoddy handling of vaccinations has been dismissed. From The Age: The China Economic Times report by a renowned investigative journalist...

China Accused of Selling Bad Vaccines

A report by well-known investigative journalist Wang Keqin has shed light on the mishandling of vaccines which has rendered them ineffective or dangerous. From the New York Times: Mr. Chen said that the center, which is part of...

Veteran Chinese Reporter Speaks to Hong Kong Students

Investigative journalist Wang Keqin, whose life has been threatened numerous times for his reporting, talked to a group of Hong Kong journalism students. China Media Project reports: In China, journalists like Wang Keqin face...

AIDS Patient: “Return My Freedom! Return My Rights!”

ChinaGeeks translates a post from investigative journalist Wang Keqin, in which an AIDS patient tells his story of being infected with the virus during a blood transfusion and his subsequent struggle for compensation: At 9 AM on...

Bricks That Fall Apart in Your Hands

Charles Custer from ChinaGeeks has reposted some photos of the Sichuan rebuilding effort, via journalist Wang Keqin’s blog: Wang Keqin’s blog has a very long accounting (based on this original story) of how the rebuilding...



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