Du Daozheng in his Beijing office eight years ago, with Xi Zhongxun’s calligraphy praising the magazine in the background. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Du Daozheng in his Beijing office eight years ago, with Xi Zhongxun’s calligraphy praising the magazine in the background. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Writing on the wall for outspoken Chinese magazine two years ahead of closure

Not even endorsement of president’s late father could save ‘Yanhuang Chunqiu’

Du Daozheng in his Beijing office eight years ago, with Xi Zhongxun’s calligraphy praising the magazine in the background. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Du Daozheng in his Beijing office eight years ago, with Xi Zhongxun’s calligraphy praising the magazine in the background. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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