Q&A- Jeremy Goldkorn
Jeremy Goldkorn left his native South Africa for China in 1995. He has since become a leading commentator on Chinese media as editor-in-chief of danwei.org, an aggregate of news and blogs.
The People’s Daily Online will soon go public on the Shanghai exchange as part of a government plan to turn state-owned news websites into “internationally recognised” outlets. What’s the strategy?
The government does not want to subsidise media and internet companies if it can get money from investors. There is also widespread…