China Crisis

Friday, August 06, 2004

In China, the bold and hugely successful tabloid, The Southern Metropolis Daily, made journalistic history last year when it affected actual change with one of its exposes. But good things come to an end and now the paper's crusading editor is sitting in jail awaiting charges. Meanwhile, two of his colleagues have been hit with 6 and 8 year sentences for what appear to be trumped up charges of corruption and bribery. Bob talks with Washington Post's Beijing bureau chief, Philip P. Pan.

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