Day: January 30, 2011

On Chang Ping and the Unconquerable Word / 关于长平的狂野版

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China / Chinese communist party / Chinese nationalism / Cultural Politics / Huanqiu Shibao / U.S.-China Relations / 新闻自由

Today I returned, as we all must, to The Guardian’s coverage of China, and was confronted with this story about a recent shedding of a particularly critical editorial voice at one of China’s best newspapers, the Nanfang Zhoumo (Southern Weekend): A leading Chinese journalist said he had been forced out of his job this week amid tightened restrictions on the media. Zhang Ping, better known as Chang Ping [ed.: 长平] is an influential editor and […]