China's 19th Party Congress Sends a Message to Chinese Media
By Charlotte Gao
The Decline of Independent Journalism in China
By Sarah Cook
Little Hu's Guangdong Blues
China’s potential future leader is off to a rough start in his new post as party chief of the southern coastal province.
China’s Water Pollution Crisis
According to one report, “up to 40 percent of China’s rivers were seriously polluted” and “20 percent were so polluted their water quality was rated too toxic even to come into contact with.”
Media Outlets Protest State Editorial on Southern Weekly
In a bold move against censorship, Chinese media outlets are running disclaimers disavowing an editorial.
Destined To Fail: China's Soft Power Push
Beijing is expanding efforts to enhance its soft power. Events at home illustrate why such moves are headed for trouble.