Foreign Policy magazine has been very hit or miss lately when it comes to China coverage. Given that the U.S.-China relationship is so important and that FP is the preeminent foreign policy periodical, this is a worrisome trend. I like to keep an open mind, but I have to admit that I was ready to [...]
The scourge of foreign media bias is a troubling one. Lord knows I fight against it from this page. But shouldn’t stronger measures be taken?
Was Dylan’s China trip newsworthy, or was the absence of news newsworthy? Wait, maybe the expectation of news is the thing that is really newsworthy. Hold on, I just blew my mind.
I think that a few of our friends in the journalism biz are using quotes from microblog entries as a substitute for real reporting.
Balancing the rights of journalists against those guilty of defamation might not be easy.
It’s tough being a Chinese journalist these days. They’re being intimidated, beat up, and threatened with arrest. Will new defamation rules help?
Reporter Qiu Ziming was nearly thrown in jail for writing a story about insider trading allegations. This is not how the law of defamation is supposed to work.