Duowei News

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Duowei News
News website
Industry Media
Founded 1999; 19 years ago (1999)
Founder Ho Pin
Headquarters New York City, New York, United States
Owner Yu Pun-hoi
Website www.dwnews.com

Duowei News (Chinese: 多维新闻) is a Chinese language news website established in 1999 based in New York City, United States. It specializes in Chinese political news.[1][2] It is blocked in Mainland China.[3]

The website was founded by Ho Pin (何频) in 1999, who used to work for Chinese state-run paper but left due to feelings towards the Tiananmen Square crackdown of 1989.[4] In 2009, the website was sold to the Hong Kong media mogul Yu Pun-hoi.[5]

Ho Pin now publishes Mingjing News. Duowei has a news bureau in Beijing.[2][6]

Duowei News correctly predicted the lineups of the 16th and 17th National Congress of the Communist Party in 2002 and 2007 respectively.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Liu, Melinda (October 2014). "Will China Crush Hong Kong's 'Umbrella Revolution'?". Politico Magazine. Retrieved 2017-06-26.
  2. ^ a b "Hidden news". The Economist. 11 February 2012.
  3. ^ Ng, Jason (2013). Blocked on Weibo: What Gets Suppressed on China s Version of Twitter (And Why). New Press. ISBN 9781595588852. Retrieved 2017-06-26.
  4. ^ Demick, Barbara (26 May 2012). "Exile media soaring over China's leadership scandal". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 2017-06-26.
  5. ^ "Nan Hai casts net over more telcos". The Standard Finance. 2016-07-06. Retrieved 2017-06-26.
  6. ^ Jiang Weiping (5 January 2010). 港商收购多维网大本营为何迁至北京? (in Chinese). Radio Free Asia.
  7. ^ Forsythe, Michael (17 June 2016). "A Publisher in Exile Gets the Big Scoops on China's Elite". The New York Times. Retrieved 2017-06-26.

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