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Blogs by Hugo De Burgh

Hugo de Burgh BA(Hons) MA PhD FRSA is Professor of the Study of Journalism and Director of the China Media Centre. He is one of a small number of academics which has pioneered the study of the Chinese media outside the Chinese world.

  • The rise and fall of Bo Xilai

    The rise and fall of Bo Xilai

    | Foreign Policy
    Hugo de Burgh, Director of the China Media Centre at University of Westminster, blogs on the outsting of Chongqing Chinese Communist Party Committe Secretary Bo Xilal after the Wang Lijuan incident. The fall of Bo Xilai has brought out information about his rule in Chongqing that seems to explain the warnings ...
  • China: Literature and political reform

    China: Literature and political reform

    | Foreign Policy
    Hugo de Burgh, Director of the China Media Centre at University of Westminster, considers how it is Chinese literature that is examining the country's bureaucracy – both good and bad – where Western analysts may struggle to find understanding. Today it was reported that Wen Jiabao, once again, has called for ...
  • A View to the East: China's Culture Industries

    A View to the East: China's Culture Industries

    | China
    In the first of a series of blogs about China's political and technological landscape, Professor Hugo de Burgh of the China Media Centre at University of Westminster writes on China's culture industries. A recent Daily Telegraph cartoon depicts the promotion poster for the new James Bond film; the smoothie with the ...