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Hu Yong

Peking University
Professor
Peking
HU Yong is a professor at Peking University’s School of Journalism and Communication, and a well-known new media critic and Chinese Internet pioneer.

Hu Yong’s publications include Internet: "The King Who Rules",the first book introducing the Internet to Chinese readers, and "The Rising Cacophony: Personal Expression and Public Discussion in the Internet Age", documenting major transformations in the Chinese cyberspace. He has written for a variety of national and international publications, including Southern Metropolitan News, Southern Weekend, The Beijing News, Lifeweek, The
Economic Observer, Caixin Magazine, Fortune, Bloomberg Businessweek, Harvard Business Review, cn.NYTimes.com , www.ftchinese.com, Foreign Policy, among others.
He is also a columnist with Project Syndicate and ChinaFile.
Hu Yong is an active blogger/microblogger. His blog boasts a readership of 7 million, and his microblog (Weibo/Twitter) has more than 200,000 followers.