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Exposing Chinese Corruption Online, One Video at a Timei
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February 07, 2013 6:27 PM
Chinese citizen journalist Zhu Ruifeng drew international attention late last year when he used the Internet to publish a sex tape of a local official and his mistress. The widespread publicity forced officials to take action. Zhu’s scoop was one of at least 24 major cases of corruption last year that first went public online. VOA’s William Ide has more from Beijing on how citizen journalists are using the Internet to fight corruption.

Exposing Chinese Corruption Online, One Video at a Time

Published February 07, 2013

Chinese citizen journalist Zhu Ruifeng drew international attention late last year when he used the Internet to publish a sex tape of a local official and his mistress. The widespread publicity forced officials to take action. Zhu’s scoop was one of at least 24 major cases of corruption last year that first went public online. VOA’s William Ide has more from Beijing on how citizen journalists are using the Internet to fight corruption.