Famous Journalists from China

List of notable or famous journalists from China, with bios and photos, including the top journalists born in China and even some popular journalists who immigrated to China. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Chinese journalists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These journalists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known journalist from China is included when available.

This is a list that includes people like Ma Lik and Liang Qichao.

This historic journalists from China list can help answer the questions "Who are some Chinese journalists of note?" and "Who are the most famous journalists from China?" These prominent journalists of China may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Chinese journalists.

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  • Qian Weichang or Chien Wei-zang (simplified Chinese: 钱伟长; traditional Chinese: 錢偉長; pinyin: Qián Wěicháng; Wade–Giles: Ch'ien Wei-ch'ang; 9 October 1912 – 30 July 2010) was a Chinese physicist and applied mathematician, as well as academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He served as President of Shanghai University.
    • Age: Dec. at 97 (1912-2010)
    • Birthplace: China
  • Chu Anping (Chinese: 储安平; pinyin: Chǔ Ānpíng; Wade–Giles: Ch'u Anp'ing, 1909–1966?) was a Chinese scholar, liberal journalist and editor of Guancha (观察, The Observer) in the Civil War era of the late 1940s. He is widely considered to be one of the most famous liberals in China. He was Editor of the Communist Party of China newspaper "for intellectuals", the Guangming Daily, in the PRC era. Following publication of his article entitled "The Party Dominates the World", he was attacked by Mao Zedong in the Hundred Flowers Campaign of 1957 and purged during the Anti-Rightist Movement. It is believed that he committed suicide in 1966. He was father to Chu Wanghua (储望华), a contemporary Chinese ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 56 (1909-1966)
  • Claudia Mo (born Mo Man-ching on 18 January 1957), also known as Claudia Bowring, is a Hong Kong journalist and politician, a member of Pan-democracy camp. She is a member of Hong Kong Legislative Council, representing the Kowloon West geographical constituency.
    • Age: 66
    • Birthplace: Hong Kong, China
  • Li Zhensheng

    Li Zhensheng (Chinese: 李振盛; pinyin: Lǐ Zhènshèng; born 22 September 1940) is a Chinese photojournalist who captured some of the most telling images from the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, better known as the Chinese Cultural Revolution.His employment at the Heilongjiang Daily, which followed the party line, and his decision to wear a red arm band indicating an alliance with Chairman Mao Zedong, allowed him access to scenes otherwise only described in written and verbal accounts. His 2003 book "Red-Color News Soldier" exhibits both the revolutionary ideals and many of the atrocities that occurred during the Cultural Revolution. The Heilongjiang Daily newspaper had a strict policy in ...more
    • Age: 82
    • Birthplace: Dalian, China
  • Liang Qichao
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    Liang Qichao (Chinese: 梁啟超; Cantonese: Lèuhng Kái-chīu; 23 February 1873 – 19 January 1929), courtesy name Zhuoru, art name Rengong, was a Chinese scholar, journalist, philosopher, and reformist who lived during the late Qing dynasty and the early Republic of China. He inspired Chinese scholars with his writings and reform movements.
    • Age: Dec. at 55 (1873-1929)
    • Birthplace: Xinhui District, China
  • Lijia Zhang or Zhang Lijia (born in May 1, 1964 in Nanjing) is a writer, journalist and public speaker. She describes herself as a communicator between China and the world and has given talks at conferences about contemporary China and lectured at many top universities including Stanford and Harvard and the University of Sydney. Early in life she wanted to become a writer. At the age of 16 she had to start working in a factory instead of finishing her promising school career. During the decade at the factory she taught herself English.In 2003 she was able to attend Goldsmiths, University of London, England to study creative writing. Her articles have been published in many newspapers and ...more
    • Age: 58
    • Birthplace: Nanjing, China