Joanna Chiu is China correspondent for Deutsche Presse-Agentur international news wire, reporting on a wide range of topics including the economy, politics, the environment, the status of women, legal reforms and social inequality. She previously worked as a staff reporter at the South China Morning Post _and a freelance correspondent for _The Economist and the Associated Press. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, Al Jazeera, The Daily Beast, GlobalPost, Mashable, The Nation, IRIN and The National.
‘Critical’ journalism in China, explained by Maria Repnikova
Outside observers typically view China’s media as utterly shackled by the bonds of censorship, unable to critique the government or speak truth to power in any meaningful sense. In part, this is true — censorship and other pressures do create “no-go” zones for journalists in China, as well as gray zones that sometimes rapidly turn […]