Sister Feng, whose real name is Luo Yufeng, is an Internet celebrity with more than 4.7 million followers on Sina Weibo
The New York Times
Although the WMS was, according to Chinese state media, “co-launched by Xinhua News Agency and other major media organizations around the world,” the event has always been solidly China’s prerogative.
China Media Project
New documents show that the U.S. National Security Agency penetrated the large Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei, gathering information about its operations.
Last week, the White House said it was “very disappointed” in China for denying a visa to another journalist working for The New York Times in Beijing, forcing him to leave the country after eight years. What else should the U.S. government do? How should Americans respond? Can civil society play a role in defending U.S. journalists overseas? Does historical precendent shed any light on these questions? We asked ChinaFile Contributors to respond.
A ChinaFile Conversation
Ramzy’s forced departure will result in the first full-time Times correspondent stationed in Taiwan.
Chinese tycoon wants to buy the Times; is he ploy by the CCP, or just crazy?
New York Magazine
“The government is punishing the Times for the content of its coverage...it seems as simple as that.”
A new report on elite wealth by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists suggests Beijing may need to change its whack-a-mole strategy of removing offending reporters one by one.
In an unprecedented move, the Chinese government has declined to process visa applications for the entire Beijing bureaus of The New York Times and Bloomberg News, in apparent retaliation for investigative reporting those two media organizations have done on the considerable financial assets of certain top Chinese leaders’ families, including current President Xi Jinping and former Premier Wen Jiabao.
If China kicks out U.S. journalists, should the U.S. do the same to Chinese journalists?