The Chinese Journalist provides an intriguing introduction to Chinese journalists and their roles within society for both students of Media and Asian Studies. The book initially offers a background history of journalists and the media in Communist China before examining the origins and development of Chinese journalism in the nineteenth century.
Hugo de Burgh is Senior Lecturer in media practices at Goldsmith's College, University of London. Until 1995 he worked as a television reporter and producer in the UK.
'... a timely book.' - The China Quarterly