The History of Journalism in China presents the evolution and development of journalism in China against the backdrop of the major events in China's history (the first and second Si-Japanese Wars, the Chinese Civil War, and the Cultural Revolution). The series looks at all aspects of journalism in China including t just newspapers but journals, television programs, newsreels, and other formats. The 10-volume History of Journalism in China offers unique insights into journalism in the entire Chinese-speaking world, from the Mainland to Taiwan to Hong Kong to Macau and to the larger Chinese diaspora. The editor in chief of this series, Fang Hanqi, Professor Emeritus in Journalism, has been called the Father of China's Modern Journalism.
Fang Hanqi is a Professor Emeritus of Journalism at Renmin University of China. He has been called the Father of China's Modern Journalism. He is the Director of the Chinese Journalism Association and Honorary Chairman of the Chinese Journalism History Association. He is the author of Newspaper in Ancient China, The Press History (1979), The Press History of Modern China (1981), Press and Journalists in the History (1991), The Great Newspaper and Journalists.