Censored: A Chinese Journalist’s Inside View

Journalist Liu Jianfeng worked at the China Economic Times newspaper in Beijing for fifteen years. Eventually, frustration with the nation’s state-controlled media system and pressure from his colleagues prompted him to quit. He then did brief stints reporting for China Reform (a magazine published by Caixin Media) and the weekly The Economic Observer. Freelance videographer Jonah Kessel tracked Liu as he tried to keep hope alive for a new model of investigative journalism in China. Kessel’s video was commissioned by the Committee to Protect Journalists, the New York-based global press freedoms advocacy organization. — The ChinaFile Editors

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