Keith Richburg

Internet has made Chinese government more accountable, public opinion more valuable, says Richburg

Keith Richburg, Fellow at the Institute of Politics and former China correspondent for The Washington Post, said that in China, “the Internet has really changed everything, particularly the relationship between the Chinese government and the Chinese people.”

Alan Khazei

Upcoming Events on the Front Page

Tuesday, September 24, 12 p.m. Taubman 275

“John Kerry’s Mission Impossible: Reimagining US Policy in the Middle East.” Speaker Series with David Rohde, investigative journalist for Thomson Reuters and author of Beyond War: Reimagining American Influence in a New Middle East.

Tuesday, October 1, 12 p.m. Taubman 275

“Transparency and Transformation Through Financial Reporting.” Speaker Series with Laurie Hays, Executive Editor for Company News at Bloomberg News and oversees Bloomberg’s global coverage of corporations, executives, mergers and acquisitions, law, science, environment and education.

Tuesday, October 8, 12 p.m. Taubman 275

Speaker Series with Ta-Nehisi Coates, senior editor for The Atlantic and blogs on its website.  He is the Martin Luther King Visiting Scholar at MIT.

Tuesday, October 15, 12 p.m. Taubman 275

Speaker Series with Bart Gellman, author, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, and blogger; writes for The Washington Post and is a contributing editor at large for Time magazine.