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Saturday, March 18 • 10:15am - 11:15am
The Challenge of Covering China

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Reporting on China has long been one of the most challenging and crucial of journalistic assignments. Foreign correspondents have confronted war, revolution, isolation, internal upheaval, and onerous government restrictions as well as barriers of language, culture, and politics. Nonetheless, American media coverage of China has profoundly influenced U.S. government policy and shaped public opinion not only domestically but also, given the clout and reach of U.S. news organizations, around the world. Former CNN Beijing bureau chief Mike Chinoy, author of "Assignment China: An Oral History of American Journalists in the People's Republic,"  will discuss how multiple generations of American journalists have covered China, and what lessons their experiences hold for understanding the country today.

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Mike Chinoy

U.S.-China Institute at the University of Southern California
Mike Chinoy is a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the U.S.-China Institute at the University of Southern California based in Taiwan. Previously, he spent 24 years as a foreign correspondent for CNN, serving as the network’s first Bureau Chief in Beijing and then as Senior Asia Correspondent... Read More →

Saturday March 18, 2023 10:15am - 11:15am EDT