Quote of the Day:‘We’re Almost Extinct’: China’s Investigative Journalists Are Silenced Under Xi – The New York Times

Zhang Wenmin in Chengdu, China, in January. Once a widely read investigative journalist, she now has to live mostly off her savings.

Zhang Wenmin in Chengdu, China, in January. Once a widely read investigative journalist, she now has to live mostly off her savings.CreditCreditGiulia Marchi for The New York Times

“The government has made its citizens ignorant. The public’s eyes are blind, their ears are deaf and their mouths have no words.”

~LIU HU, a reporter from the province of Sichuan in China who was detained for nearly a year after investigating corrupt politicians.

Source: Quotation of the Day:‘We’re Almost Extinct’: China’s Investigative Journalists Are Silenced Under Xi – The New York Times

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