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Insulting editorials are the intent of the Global Times, the Communist Party of China’s tabloid that is led by a former pro-democracy protester

3 months ago
Sky Canaves
u Xijin, the newspaper's editor-in-chief, says he tries to reflect the thinking of the Communist Party officials who may not be able to say what is on their minds in public. “They can’t speak willfully, but I can."
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.