News assistants in China: an invisible, important group


By a CPJ Guest Blogger Among the first concerns a journalist may have on coming to China as a foreign correspondent is how to communicate with the Chinese people, the majority of whom do not speak a word of English. Finding a “news assistant” is usually the answer. I worked as a news assistant for more than five years, and I have seen how the … Continue reading News assistants in China: an invisible, important group