The Yanan Spirit of Journalism

A few short days ago, Barack Obama was in Shanghai surfing on the edge of the Great Firewall of China, his calm demeanor belying the clangor he was re-initiating over Chinese censorship of the Web. Meanwhile, I was escaping from Seattle’s incessant rain, having stormed up the Sound and past the volcano draped in mists.  Hoisting instruments of both scholarship and music, I strode through … Continue reading The Yanan Spirit of Journalism