Deng Tuo (Chinese: 邓拓; c. 1911 – May 17, 1966) 
was a Chinese poet, intellectual and journalist. He became a cadre of the Communist Party of China and served as editor-in-chief of the People's Daily from 1948 to 1958. He committed suicide in 1966, as the Cultural Revolution was beginning.
- Timothy Cheek: Propaganda and Culture in Mao's China: Deng Tuo and the Intelligentsia, Oxford University Press, 1998 ISBN 978-0-19-829066-7
- Roderick MacFarquhar: The origins of the cultural revolution, Oxford University Press ISBN 0-19-214997-0
- ^ Timothy Cheek, Propaganda and Culture in Mao's China: Deng Tuo and the Intelligentsia (Clarendon Press, 1997) p27, p283