The Party Line: How The Media Dictates Public Opinion in Modern China
About the Author
Doug Young is an associate professor in the Journalism Department at China’s Fudan University in Shanghai. He has worked in the media for nearly two decades, half of that in China, where he has witnessed the massive changes that have taken place in the country since the earliest days of the reform era in the 1980s. Most recently he worked for Reuters from 2000 to 2010 covering the China story out of the Shanghai, Hong Kong and Taipei bureaus. He is a native of Washington, D.C., and received his bachelor’s degree in geology from Yale University and a master’s degree in Asian studies from Columbia University. In addition to his current jobs as teacher and author, he also comments on the latest China company news and industry trends on his personal blog, Young’s China Business Blog.