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Scott Savitt

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Scott Savitt is a former foreign correspondent for The Los Angeles Times although according to Los Angeles Times records he never held a staff position there, and United Press International in Beijing. His articles have been published in The Los Angeles Times,[1][2] Washington Post,[3] Wall Street Journal,[4] New York Times,[5] and many other publications.[6][7][8]

He has been interviewed on NPR, BBC, ABC’s Nightline and the CBS News. He is the in-house Chinese-English translator for numerous human rights organizations. In 1994, he founded Beijing Scene,[9] China’s first independent English-language newspaper.[7] In 2003 he published China Now magazine.[10]

He’s the founding editor of the award-winning Contexts magazine. He was a visiting scholar at Duke University and now lives with his family in Ann Arbor, Michigan.[11][12][13]



Crashing the Party: An American Reporter in China (2016)[14]



  1. ^ Ni, Ching-Ching (2008-04-28). "Olympic flame burnishes and burns". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2016-11-22.
  2. ^ SAVITT, SCOTT (1994-08-04). "The Master of Survival : Art: Liu Haisu, father of modern Chinese art, has faced many adversaries--from Nationalists to Communists to the Red Guards of the Cultural Revolution. At 100, he has outlived them all". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2016-11-22.
  3. ^ Wang, Grace (2008-04-20). "Caught in the Middle, Called a Traitor". ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 2017-10-09.
  4. ^ "China's Internet Shakedown". Wall Street Journal. 2000-02-02. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved 2016-11-22.
  5. ^ Wang, Archer; Savitt, Scott (2011-03-04). "In China, Strolling for Reform". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-11-22.
  6. ^ "NOTES FROM HERE AND THERE". SFGate. Retrieved 2016-11-22.
  7. ^ a b "Assignment: China - Tiananmen Square | US-China Institute". china.usc.edu. Retrieved 2016-11-22.
  8. ^ "Around the World in 10 Books". 2016-09-27. Archived from the original on October 1, 2016. Retrieved 2016-11-22.
  9. ^ "Gimme my Beijing Scene!". www.beijingscene.com.
  10. ^ "China Now Magazine". www.chinanowmag.com.
  11. ^ "Imprisoned and blacklisted: Alum pens book on his two decades in China". The Chronicle. Retrieved 2016-11-22.
  12. ^ Stasio, Will Michaels, Frank. "NC Journalists Remember Tiananmen Square 25 Years Later". Retrieved 2016-11-22.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  13. ^ 莉雅. "美记者断言:六四会再次发生 一党专政会终结". 美国之音. Retrieved 2016-11-22.
  14. ^ Savitt, Scott (2016-11-15). Crashing the Party: An American Reporter in China. Soft Skull Press. ISBN 9781593766528.