Wang Xiangwei
Wang Xiangwei

SCMP Columnist

China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei

If China’s leaders want to engage the international media, learn from Mao, Deng and Jiang

  • China must do more to engage international journalists if it is to answer Xi Jinping’s call to develop an international voice that will make friends and influence people. First, it must let them back in
  • Mao’s relationship with Snow, Strong and Smedley was a media masterclass; as was Deng’s two-day interview with Oriana Fallaci; and Jiang’s tough 60 minutes with Mike Wallace