The Mystery of the Missing Story

While China celebrates 60 years of Communist rule today…

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… we at Society Matters are still wondering: Whatever happened to the Censorship in China story, written by award-winner Ha Jin? His feature story was scheduled to be published in National Geographic right before the Beijing Olympic games, but instead the piece was mysteriously killed by Editor-in-Chief Chris Johns.

Ha Jin

Ha Jin

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Photo credits
≡  Officers and soldiers on parade, by David Gray/Reuters via The New York Times
≡  Ha Jin, via Boston University’s Creative Writing Program

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