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Assignment: China - End of an Era

March 17, 2014

After the Nixon opening (1972) and before Mao's death and the fall of the Gang of Four (1976), American news organizations began to get greater access to China. This segment in the Assignment:China series focuses on the challenges journalists faced and what they were able to accomplish during reporting trips and their continued overall reliance on the techniques of China-watching from Hong Kong.

Foreign Correspondents Club of China, Survey on Visa Issues, March 17, 2014

March 17, 2014

Each year, the Beijing-based organization surveys its members on visa and other issues.

Foreign Correspondents Club of China, “Annual Working Conditions Survey,” July 11, 2013

July 11, 2013

232 FCCC correspondent members were sent surveys. 98 responded.

Assignment: China - The Week that Changed the World

January 31, 2012

Richard Nixon described his 1972 trip to China as "the week that changed the world." This segment in the USC U.S.-China Institute's series on American reporting on China focuses on coverage of that historic summit.

Congressional-Executive Commission on China, “Reporting the News in China: Firsthand Accounts and Current Trends,” July 31, 2009

July 31, 2009

The Congressional-Executive Commission on China was created by Congress in October 2000 with the legislative mandate to monitor human rights and the development of the rule of law in China, and to submit an annual report to the President and the Congress. The Commission consists of nine Senators, nine Members of the House of Representatives, and five senior Administration officials appointed by the President.

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing: China’s Propaganda and Influence Operations, Its Intelligence Activities that Target the United States, and the Resulting Impacts on U.S. National Security," April 30, 2009

April 30, 2009

This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on April 30, 2009. 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.

Xinhua News Agency, "On the 'Memorandum' of the Dalai clique," November 21, 2008

November 21, 2008

This is a detailed response to the memorandum released by the Dalai Lama's representatives on November 16, 2008.

Chinese media attack Pentagon report, 2007

May 27, 2007

The newspaper of China's ruling Communist party has condemned last week's report from the U.S. Defense Department highlighting the growing strength of Chinese military forces as "slanderous" and "exaggerated."

2007 China Media Yearbook & Directory, 2007

January 1, 2007

James F. Paradise reviews the publication for AsiaMedia.



March 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the U.S.-China Institute and PEN America for the West Coast launch of the PEN America report on social media in China, Forbidden Feeds. We will discuss the report and Chinese social media more generally. 

April 6, 2018 - 8:00am
Los Angeles, California

"Finding Solutions" will focus on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs to address some of China’s pressing challenges. We hope you will join this important discussion on April 6.