Dr. Guobiao Jiao "is associate professor at Beijing University's College of Journalism and Communications. A prominent journalist at Chinese Cultural Newspaper from 1996 to 2001, he has published widely on issues of journalism in China. Following the appearance online of his March 2004 essay condemning the Chinese government's Central Propaganda Department and his continued efforts to promote freedom of the press and human rights in China, he was suspended from his teaching duties. He has received media coverage in the New York Times and Washington Post and has given interviews to the BBC, Voice of America, the French International Broadcast Company, and Radio Free Asia. During his fellowship, he explored historical and contemporary perspectives on the Chinese media, and analyzed the impact of the Internet in China. He wrote a series of articles on the challenges and prospects for the media in China, for eventual publication as a book." 
Resources and articles
- Past Fellows, NED, accessed September 14, 2007.