Clips

A selection of published works.

Over 27? Unmarried? Female? You’d be on the scrapheap in China – The Telegraph, April 2014

Why are so many women ‘seen but not heard’ on social media? – The Telegraph, October 2013

Twitter abuse: It’s time to stop blaming technology for society’s ills¬†– The Telegraph, July 2013

It’s time for Facebook to show its real commitment against gender hate speech online – The Telegraph, June 2013

Meet the Italian women fighting to be more than mothers and lovers – The Telegraph, April 2013

High threshold set for social media prosecutions – Index on Censorship, December 2012

Why Leveson’s recommendations are more worrying than you think – Index on Censorship, December 2012

Index tells policy makers to keep the internet free – Index on Censorship, November 2012

Talking to Europe’s most wired politician – Index on Censorship, November 2012

“CleanIT” – even worse than it sounds – Index on Censorship, September 2012

Who controls the internet? – Index on Censorship, August 2012

Web 2.0: Don’t shoot the messenger – Index on Censorship, August 2012

India’s face-off with internet freedom – Index on Censorship, August 2012

Leveson: What have we learned, and where to next? – Index on Censorship, July 2012 (an archive of my reports of the Leveson Inquiry is available here)

Max Mosley versus the web – Index on Censorship, July 2012

Google Transparency report reveals increasing government censorship – Index on Censorship, June 2012

Lord Justice Leveson’s big internet problem – Index on Censorship, June 2012

Britain’s press needs a strong public interest defence – Index on Censorship, June 2012

Chen Guangcheng asks to leave China with Hillary Clinton – Index on Censorship, May 2012

Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng leaves US Embassy – Index on Censorship, May 2012

Leveson Inquiry: The story so far – Index on Censorship, February 2012

Leveson testimony goes from comic to tragic – Index on Censorship, December 2011

Watergate reporter emphasises need for free speech at Guardian event – Index on Censorship, September 2011

United Kingdom: Making Sense of the London Riots РGlobal Voices Online, August 2011 (also featured on Journal of Foreign Relations website)

Deadly high speed train crash marks watershed moment for Chinese media – Index on Censorship, August 2011

China: Recent Scandals Show Ongoing Battle for Food Safety – Global Voices Online, April 2011

Blogging SILF 2011: Deborah Fallows – The China Beat, March 2011

‘Don’t cry, Shanghai': thousands mourn at site of high-rise fire – …in Shanghai, November 2010

Brazil: President today, blogger tomorrow – Global Voices Online, November 2010

Brazil: Country elects first female president – Global Voices Online, November 2010

Brazil: Abortion debate heats up in presidential runoff – Global Voices Online, October 2010

Brazil: Presidential elections go to second round, social media step in – Global Voices Online, October 2010

Parting thoughts on the Shanghai Expo – …in Shanghai, October 2010

The vexed question of a Liu Xiaobo Nobel Peace Prize win – …in Shanghai, October 2010

China and Brazil: one to watch – …in Shanghai, October 2010

China: Social media as political subversion tool – Global Voices Online, July 2010

China: Expat views of the Shanghai Expo – Global Voices Online, July 2010

China’s population rapidly moving to cities, getting old – Shanghaiist, July 2010

What to make of the strikes in China? – Shanghaiist, June 2010

The Fujian three sentenced for slander – Shanghaiist, April 2010

Journalists in China still want answers from Yahoo about email hack – Shanghaiist, April 2010

A tough gig: being a reporter in China – Shanghaiist, March 2010

Gathering thoughts on Google – …in Shanghai, March 2010

Lusting for old Shanghai: Andrew Field and Tess Johnston @ SILF 2010 – The China Beat, March 2010

China: Debating hukou reform – Global Voices Online, March 2010

Charter 08, Liu Xiaobo and China’s civil society – …in Shanghai, December 2009

This week, China says: stop interfering – …in Shanghai, December 2009

Brazil: Between democracy and doubt – Global Voices Online, October 2009