China’s official media have been trying to catch up with the online anger of the country’s internet users after the Wenzhou train crash, tells media analyst Jeremy Goldkorn in the Voice of America. Not for the first time, and certainly not for the last time. But does it make a difference?
China’s successful microblogging service Weibo ignored the party line, as the online anger about the railway crash near Wenzhou exploded. Internet watcher Jeremy Goldkorn explains in CNN the government is trying to put the ghost back into the bottle. Yang Feng, who lost family in the crash, became an overnight hero.
John Harvard, founder via Wikipedia The book publishing service of the China Speakers Bureau made it into the prestigious Nieman Reports of Harvard University. So earlier this year we at the China Speakers Bureau decided to help potential authors get their words published as books. The bureau is a venture
Howard French by Fantake via Flickr China has changed profoundly, since its first high-profile internet case, the police killing Sun Zhigang in 2003, till today’s opinion blogger Han Han, writes former New York Times correspondent Howard French in the Columbia Journalism Review. But not only its over 400 million online
Howard French is associate professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and former New York Times correspondent in Africa, Japan, and China. As correspondent for the New York Times, he was not only an alert observer of the society he was in, but was able to compare and connect between those worlds, much to the benefit of his audience. He travels from New York.
James Farrer is a leading expert on sexuality in China and Japan. In a dynamic and knowledgeable way he addresses one of the fast-changing sides of China’s dynamic society: its youth culture. He is the director of the Institute of Comparative Culture at Sophia University. He travels from Tokyo.