Hu Xijin, the outspoken editor-in-chief of the nationalist tabloid Global Times, has retired. Photo: Weibo
Hu Xijin, the outspoken editor-in-chief of the nationalist tabloid Global Times, has retired. Photo: Weibo
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High-profile Chinese newspaper chief and US critic Hu Xijin retires

  • Hu rode a wave of nationalism to make Global Times China’s most popular government-backed newspaper
  • He will stay on as commentator for the Communist Party-backed publication

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Hu Xijin, the outspoken editor-in-chief of the nationalist tabloid Global Times, has retired. Photo: Weibo
Hu Xijin, the outspoken editor-in-chief of the nationalist tabloid Global Times, has retired. Photo: Weibo
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