Wherever you may be, we wish you and those close to you the very best Year of the Rabbit.
How do we know what we know about China? The images most Americans hold of China were shaped by news coverage. Our multipart documentary series Assignment: China focuses on the journalists who have described the remarkable changes in China since the 1940s. Two of the most influential moments in this history were the Nixon visit in 1972 and the Tiananmen demonstrations of 1989. The correspondents interviewed for the series have helped news consumers understand how China's opening up and subsequent economic rise have reshaped the world.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Blinken prepared these remarks to open his testimony before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
The FCCC survey looks at a variety of issues. This report is based on 142 responses. Journalists from more than 30 countries and territories belong to the organization.
Foreign Correspondents Club of China, Recent incidents of interference in reporting, September 15, 2015
This report was compiled by the FCCC through contributions by member journalists. The report includes several instances stemming from efforts to report on the warehouse explosion in Tianjin.
The FCCC surveys its members to prepare this report on conditions for foreign journalists in China.
The Beijing-based FCCC surveys its members on the issues they confront in reporting in China.
The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "Media Censorship in China", to describe China's official media policy, censorship within China, how the Chinese government exerts control over the media, the role of foreign media, U.S. technology in China, and how the Chinese public has gone around the censors. The piece was written by Beina Xu, and features contributions from Isabella Bennett.
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing: Stability in China: Lessons from Tiananmen and Implications for the Untied States (Webcast)," May 15, 2014
This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on May 15, 2014. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the U.S. Congress in 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.
The FCCC surveys members about difficulties associated with reporting on China.
A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.