The Anthill | Nonfiction stories
"A writer's colony of stories from China – narratives, not the news."
China Dialogue (中外对话) | Environment
Independent, bilingual site "dedicated to promoting a common understanding of China’s urgent environmental challenges."
ChinaFile | Journalism, academia
A publication by the Asia Society "dedicated to promoting an informed, nuanced, and vibrant public conversation about China, in the U.S. and around the world. ChinaFile publishes original reporting and analysis across a wide spectrum of topics in writing, photography, and video. We devote our energy to underreported subjects, innovative and elegant storytelling, experts interested in engaging non-experts, Chinese analysts who want to write for international audiences, and questions we feel haven’t been adequately explained by other publications."
China Law Blog | Law, business
"Our aim is to assist businesses already in China or planning to go into China, not to break new ground in legal theory or policy."
The China Story | Journalism, Chinese diaspora
"The China Story Project is a web-based account of contemporary China created by the Australian Centre on China in the World (CIW) in the College of Asia & the Pacific (CAP) at The Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra. . . . The China Story engages with the shifting narratives and realities of contemporary China, offering a range of views on different aspects of the People’s Republic, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan and the Chinese-speaking world essayed by scholars, writers, journalists and commentators."
Chublic Opinion | Online public opinion
Shanghai-based perspective on ongoing online discussions in Chinese.
The Diplomat | International relations
"Dedicated to quality analysis and commentary on events occurring in Asia and around the world. The Diplomat provides expert coverage on: Geo-political trends throughout the Asia-Pacific; Defense and intelligence; Environment, human security and development; and Arts, social trends and popular culture."
Jottings from the Granite Studio | History, current events
"Jeremiah Jenne is a rogue sinologist living in Beijing, writing about history, culture, and travel."
New York Times: Sinosphere | Current events
"Insight, analysis and conversation about Chinese culture, media and politics."
Radii | Culture, society, media NEW
"Radii is a digital media platform covering stories from contemporary China on culture, health, society, tech, innovation, etc., across all media, including text, video and audio."
The Sinicism Newsletter | Business, current events
"A free email newsletter written by Bill Bishop that helps readers better understand China. . . . The newsletter provides commentary and curated links to the important English and Chinese news of the day." Click title link to subscribe.
Sixth Tone | Current events
"There are five tones in Mandarin Chinese. When it comes to coverage of China, Sixth Tone believes there is room for other voices that go beyond buzzwords and headlines to tell the uncommon stories of common people. Through fresh takes on trending topics, in-depth features, and illuminating contributions, Sixth Tone covers issues from the perspectives of those most intimately involved to highlight the nuances and complexities of today’s China."
SupChina | Current events
Coverage of Chinese politics, society, business. Home to a regular newsletter and the Sinica podcast.
Inactive (now archived)
The China Beat | Scholarship and journalism, 2008-2012
"provides context and criticism on contemporary China from China scholars and journalists."
Wall Street Journal: China Real Time Report | Current events, 2008-2017
"China Real Time Report is a vital resource for an expanding global community trying to keep up with a country changing minute by minute. The site offers quick insight and sharp analysis from the wide network of Dow Jones reporters across Greater China, including Dow Jones Newswires’ specialists and The Wall Street Journal’s award-winning team. It also draws on the insights of commentators close to the hot topic of the day in law, policy, economics and culture. "
General news coverage