Articles tagged "china"

NYT: 'Photos of the Tiananmen Square Protests Through the Lens of a Student Witness'

The New York Times shares the story of Jian Liu, a then-20-year-old student who captured the Tiananmen Square protests and their 'bloody aftermath.' The article shares images from 60 rolls of film the Liu has kept hidden from public view since he captured them in the spring of 1989. Do note that some of the images in the feature are graphic in nature.

The word 'Leica' is now banned on Chinese social media after controversial 'Tank Man' video

Leica is facing backlash in China following the publication of a video called 'The Hunt' set in 1989 during, among other things, the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests.

China confirms photojournalist Lu Guang's arrest near Xinjiang

Weeks after he was first reported missing, Chinese authorities have confirmed photographer Lu Guang has been arrested near China's far western region Xinjiang.

GoPro moving production of U.S.-bound action cameras out of China, cites concerns over tariffs

GoPro announced Monday morning that it plans to move production of United States-bound cameras out of China, citing tariffs concerns.

What is the state of photojournalism in China?

'Reviewing the brief history of photojournalism in China and the challenges facing photographers there today.'

500px acquired by Chinese licensing giant Visual China Group

Visual China Group (VCG)—the world's third largest image licensing company and the so-called 'Getty Images of China'—has acquired photo sharing community and licensing marketplace 500px.

Leaked government memo claims DJI is spying on the US for China

A newly leaked U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) memo claims the company may be spying on the US on behalf of the Chinese government. For its part, DJI claims the allegations are 'profoundly wrong.'