Keith B. Richburg
Director, Journalism and Media Studies Centre at the University of Hong Kong
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China Feels It No Longer Needs the Foreign Media. But It Still Can't Hide.
The harassment and expulsion of foreign journalists in China threatens to turn back the clock to the old days of artful China watching from abroad. But former China correspondent and journalism professor Keith B. Richburg argues the explosion of new media and the determination of many Chinese to tell their own stories means China can no longer be isolated or escape critical coverage.
Asia’s New Normal: Curbing Press Freedom
When it comes to press freedom in Asia, the ‘new normal’ increasingly looks a lot like the past. Veteran correspondent and journalism professor, Keith B. Richburg, surveys the state of the media in the region and finds a familiar picture – the return of tactics used in a previous era of authoritarian regimes to control the message.
The Slow Death of Hong Kong
Hong Kong has long been Asia’s great entrepot, home to hundreds of thousands of foreigners, including more than 100,000 Australians. But veteran correspondent Keith B. Richburg describes a city in terminal decline, as China moves to crack down on democratic dissidents and tramples on the ‘one country, two systems’ formula that has underpinned the success of the former colony in the years since Britain departed in 1997.