April 2004 — Zhao has worked as a reporter for Modern Times and the Yuegang Daily News. From 1996 to 1998, Zhao was a news reporter for Southern Weekend, later moving on to Yangcheng Evening News, where he covered the technology beat, and the news review department of CCTV, where he was the social columnist. Presently, he is working for the television bureau in Hunan Province.
About The Author
David is co-director of the China Media Project, and editor of the project’s website. He is the author of Dragons in Diamond Village (Penguin), a book of reportage about urbanisation and social activism in China, and co-editor of Investigative Journalism in China (HKU Press). His writings have appeared in the New York Times, the Far Eastern Economic Review, the Wall Street Journal, Index on Censorship, the South China Morning Post and others. He received a Human Rights Press Award in 2007 for an explanatory feature about China’s Internet censorship guidelines. David is a producer of Chinese independent films through his Hong Kong production company, Lantern Films. He has a Master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. Mr. Bandurski is an honorary lecturer at the Journalism & Media Studies Centre at the University of Hong Kong.