I’m part of a rollicking discussion on ChinaFile on China journalism in the wake of the controversy over the remarks by Bloomberg’s chairman suggesting a pulling of punches and the subsequent resignation of a senior editor. The whole debate is here, and my part of it is reprinted below: Whither China journalism… The Chairman..
ChinaFile is hosting a debate on China’s Confucius Institutes — Beijing’s “gift” to universities in America and elsewhere that teach Chinese, culture and a dose of soft power. Beijing pays, sets the rules, assigns the staff. The debate is here. It was sparked when the American Association of University Professors issued a strongly negative statement,..