David Bandurski

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.

Zhang Jianjing

November 2004 — Zhang is currently deputy editor in chief of China Economic Times, one of China’s leading business dailies. The newspaper, which has been recognized for its important investigative reporting of such stories as corrupt regulations in Beijing’s taxi industry (Wang Keqin), operates under the umbrella of the Development Research Center of the State Council. Zhang was formerly a visiting fellow of the U.S. State...

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Li Honggu

September 2004 — Li, a veteran Chinese journalist, is news editor at Lifeweek, a leading weekly newsmagazine. Lifeweek infuriated censors in 2003 by running a feature story about military physician Jiang Yanyong, who became a national hero by exposing the government’s attempt to cover-up the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. A former political reporter, Li worked 14 years at Wuhan’s Yangtze Daily before joining Lifeweek in...

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Kang Weiping

September 2004 — Kang joined Caijing magazine as a cub reporter in 1999, the magazine’s second year of publication. Kang, who is now a senior reporter for Caijing, is a graduate of the journalism department at Renmin University. Prior to joining Caijing, she worked for Shanghai Securities Journal. Kang’s investigation of publicly-listed Dongfang Electric in 2001 set a new standard for reporting on the securities...

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Li Yonggang

September 2004 — Li Yonggang, a well known professor of political science at Nanjing University in China’s coastal Jiangsu province, founded Sixiang de Jingjie, one of China’s most successful scholarly Websites, in the late 1990s. The government forced the Website to close up shop in October 2000....

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Liu Jianping

September 2004 — Liu is an investigative reporter for Guangzhou’s Southern Weekend, which is generally regarded as one of China’s most progressive newspapers. After a farmer from Anhui province attempted suicide on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 2003 to protest government corruption in his local township, Liu set out to investigate the root causes of the incident. Although he wrote the story twice, it was killed by editors at the...

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Sun Jie

September 2004 — Sun is the former editor of China Central Television’s “Focus” news programme, which has been one of China’s leading investigative reporting programmes since 1994. Sun is currently producer of CCTV’s “News...

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