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Articles by Philip J. Cunningham

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Philip Cunningham has been a regular visitor to China since 1983, working variously as a tour guide, TV producer, freelance writer, independent scholar, media consultant and teacher. He conducted research in newspaper offices and television studios across China as a Knight Journalism Fellow and later as Fulbright Fellow and Abe Fellow. He was a frequent guest commentator at CCTV between 2001-2010.


Cunningham is the author of Tiananmen Moon, a first-hand account of the protests in Beijing in 1989 and posts commentary on Asia politics and culture on the blog Pacific Wave.


His latest work is a novel, The Lakes of Beijing, an excerpt of which ran in the January 1, 2022 issue of The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus.