Author: Xiaojuan Miao
2016 WPI FellowJournalist, Xinhua News Agency
Posts by Xiaojuan Miao:
Friends, Fun, Food (For Thought)
by Xiaojuan Miao | Sep 18, 2016 | UncategorizedI have taken more than 2,800 pictures to record the first five weeks of our program. My cellphone seems to be on the verge of a strike. Right now at the Miami beachside hotel, while pictures are being uploaded to my laptop, I am looking back at all...
by Xiaojuan Miao | Sep 6, 2016 | Uncategorized“Miao, it must be hard for you. Everyone talks about China.” Marina’s kind comfort during a get-together earlier this week threw me into deep silence. I started missing my country and my people...
Prince is the Best
by Xiaojuan Miao | Aug 21, 2016 | UncategorizedWhen we say we live in a “global village”, most of us don’t know what’s going on in each house of that village. Sometimes many of us don’t even know what’s going on in our own house. If it were not for the World Press Institute, I wouldn’t have the luxury to leave all...
Recent blog posts
- Freedom of expression at a crossroads: Section 230 and the spread of disinformation in America
- Trust in local news stays high, but self-censorship is part of the equation
- Minnesota: Big on voting turnout and on paper ballots
- Coping with PTSD as a journalist in an unrelenting news cycle
- Abortion debate in the eyes of an abortion clinic escort in Minnesota
We asked different groups in Minneapolis what changed in their town after George Floyd's murder?
Not much, was their reply.
In @finnowl's first #WPIFellowship blog post, he wonders if the defamation case against Fox News by Dominion Voting Systems will drag down other media, too. Minnesota academics and journalists weigh in:
Check out my latest @GlobalMinnesota podcast episode w/ @Fawzeyah & @SaqibTanveer of this year's @worldpressinst International Fellows! Hear about the challenges of conducting journalism and speaking truth to power in Nigeria and Pakistan.