Zhang Wen

Zhang Wen: Blogs, Democracy and China’s Future

ESWN translates a blog post by Zhang Wen which recounts his interview by a French documentary filmmaker who is making a film about Chinese bloggers: Q: There is an assertion now that the Internet, including the blogs, is a place...

Life Without Google

Neha Sahay in The Telegraph (Calcutta) writes about Chinese netizen reactions to Google’s threat to leave China: Indeed, Google’s threat has angered most of China’s 384 million netizens, perhaps predictably. Over the last...

Zhang Wen: Lawyers Need Obey Nothing But the “Law”

Writer/blogger Zhang Wen (章文), former head of the editorial department of Xinhua’s Globe magazine, is now an active advocate for political reform. Here is one of his recent blog posts, translated and summarized by an anonymous...

Zhang Wen: Reflecting on 2008: Democracy Will Prevail

Zhang Wen (章文) calls himself “a media person in the time of China’s transition” on his own blog. The thirty-something writer/editor was head of the editorial department of Xinhua’s Globe magazine, among...

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