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Title: Guerrilla Tactics of Investigative Journalists in China
Authors: Tong, Jingrong
First Published: 2009
Publisher: Sage
Citation: Tong, J, Guerrilla Tactics of Investigative Journalists in China, 'Crime and Media', Sage, 2009
Abstract: [From 1st paragraph] Thanks to socio-economic and political change in China, investigative reporting had emerged as a new genre of Chinese journalism by the 1990s. Both the Party and the people seemed to welcome its rise (Zhao, 1998, 2000). This tendency reached its peak in 2003, when both domestic and foreign media hailed coverage of several important stories, especially the SARS epidemic and the Sun Zhigang event, as a breakthrough in Chinese journalism. Such stories were often covered first and best by Southern Metropolis Daily (nanfang dushi bao), which became very popular for its tough investigative reporting on social issues and dodgy doings by local officials.
ISBN: 9781847870247
Links: http://www.uk.sagepub.com/books/Book232222/toc
http://hdl.handle.net/2381/31876
Embargo on file until: 1-Jan-10000
Version: Publisher Version
Status: Peer-reviewed
Type: Chapter
Description: Also Journalism, 8(5): 530–535 DOI: 10.1177/1464884907081047
Appears in Collections:Books & Book Chapters, Dept. of Media and Communication

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