July 2014

CMP's "news and analysis" section covers breaking news and emerging trends in the Chinese media and places these within a larger social and political context.

Happy birthday post for Bo Xilai deleted

Happy birthday post for Bo Xilai deleted This post made today to Sina Weibo wishes a happy birthday to jailed "princeling" Bo Xilai and announces heartfelt support for the ousted leader. It was deleted from Sina Weibo soon after it was posted.

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Don’t miss Zuo Fang at Cosmos Books

Don’t miss Zuo Fang at Cosmos Books Meet Zuo Fang, the venerable founder of Southern Weekly, one of modern China's most historic newspapers.

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Why Pu Zhiqiang remains free

Why Pu Zhiqiang remains free In this January 2013 blog post, former CMP fellow Yan Lieshan asks the question: how does lawyer Pu Zhiqiang manage to remain free even though he takes on sensitive cases? The piece is particularly poignant now, following Pu's formal arrest.

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Reading the June 18 media circular

Reading the June 18 media circular China's press and broadcast authority issued a "circular" calling on news media to reign in the behavior of their reporters and bureaus. Were these restrictions new?

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CMP launches memoir of Southern Weekly founder

CMP launches memoir of Southern Weekly founder CMP is proud to announce the launch with Cosmos Books of an exclusive memoir by Southern Weekly founder Zuo Fang. Join us!

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