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Q&A Williams / Goldkorn / China / Rui


There Has Been Rampant Speculation Concerning The Detention Of Prominent CCTV Anchor Rui Chenggang By Chinese Police Last Friday. The Communist Party's Newspaper The People's Daily Reported That Rui Was Removed From His Studio Shortly Before A Nightly Broadcast. Rui's Was Removed From His Studio Shortly Before A Nightly Broadcast. Rui's Detention Follows An Official Investigation Into Suspected Bribery By CCTV's Advertising Director And Director-General Of Its Finance And Economics Channel. Rui Is Known For His National Stances, And Has Interviewed, In English, Former US Secretary Of State Henry Kissinger And Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. In 2007, Rui Led The Successful Campaign To Close A Starbucks In The Forbidden City. Jeremy Goldkorn Is The Editor Of Danwei.Com, A Media Research Website. Speaking From Beijing, He Tells VOA's Sarah Williams About The Media Coverage Of Rui's Detention.

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