ASIA MEDIA WRITES – Orville Schell has been writing about China for decades and is not viewed in the West as a China-basher by any means. But in the current New York Review of Books, the former dean of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism offers a rigorous recounting and astute analysis of recent media and political moves by the government of Xi Jinping that simply cannot be dismissed out of hand. Schell’s conclusion is troubling, especially as, from an American perspective, the U.S. endures a riotous primary season enroute to the election of its next President. Want to be depressed, but informed? Go read CRACKDOWN IN CHINA at:http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2016/04/21/crackdown-in-china-worse-and-worse/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NYR%20China%20fracking%20Unabomber&utm_content=NYR%20China%20fracking%20Unabomber+CID_fa1c4657a6c15a864bafa9a4c8df6049&utm_source=Newsletter&utm_term=Crackdown%20in%20China
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Tom Plate is a journalist and university professor who has worked at Time magazine, the Los Angeles Times, Newsday and other media institutions.
November 18, 2011
November 18, 2011
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