Selected Publications

(Selected publications in Chinese)

WRITING

Stories on The Raw Story.

Stories on other publications:

How About This for Supporting the Troops: Help Our 55,000 Female Homeless Veterans
AlterNet.org
Jul 18, 2012
There are 55,000 homeless women vets in the U.S. and that number is only getting bigger. What are we going to do about it?

‘When Workers Work Sick, It’s Unhealthy for All of Us’: New York’s Battle for Paid Sick Leave
AlterNet.org
Jun 7, 2012
The U.S. is the only rich country in the world that fails to guarantee workers some form of paid sick leave.

Conservative ‘Culture of Bullying’ Keeps LGBTQ Youth From Feeling Safe
AlterNet.org
April 5, 2012
When a documentary about bullied children gets a stronger MPAA rating than a film about teenagers fighting to the death, you know something is wrong with our culture.

The U.S. Is Becoming a Friendlier Place for Gay Residents — Unless They’re Immigrants
AlterNet.org
March 9, 2012
Even in the states where same-sex marriage is legal, same-sex spouses of U.S. citizens are not eligible for green cards because of the Defense of Marriage Act.

Is New York City Trying to Hide Its Homeless?
AlterNet.org
February 13, 2012
The city works hard to get chronically homeless people off the streets, but ignores those in shelters who still need permanent housing.

“Occupy Atlanta: Life After Eviction”
The Nation
December 21, 2011
This is a long-form reporting on Occupy Atlanta combining on-the-ground reporting and research. After the eviction of the encampment of Occupy Atlanta, the movement has become increasingly localized and community-based. Addressing the southern city’s large income disparity and high foreclosure rate, protesters of Occupy Atlanta are prepared to build a movement for the years to come.

“Remembering Steve Jobs in China”
The Nation
December 26, 2011
This is a short piece in the Noted section in print. As Chinese middle class mourn for Steve Jobs’ passing, few reflect on the human cost of Apple’s slick gadgets.

“Talking Was Golden: Actors and the First Talkies in America, 1927-1930”
The Atlanta Review of Journalism History
Fall 2010
During 1927-1930, the transitional period from silent to talking movies, movie stars in Hollywood were faced with different fates. Some of them survived the changes and the other unfortunate ones failed. This paper reveals the stories of Mary Pickford, Greta Garbo, John Gilbert, and Charlie Chaplin during this transitional period in the history of American cinema, and discusses the impact of the innovation of the medium on the careers of the individuals involved as well as on the film industry in general.

“Slide Show: Occupy America — Nine Occupied Cities”
The Nation
October 14, 2011
In this slide show, I report on the inception of Occupy Atlanta.

“Slide Show: Nine Cities of Occupied America”
The Nation
November 11, 2011
In this slide show, I report on the development of Occupy Atlanta.

MULTIMEDIA

“Occupy Wall Street: Envisioning Victory”
Video Nation (The Nation magazine)
October 24, 2011
In this video, protesters and supporters of Occupy Wall Street at Zuccoti Park talk about what they envision as a victory for the movement. My role: filming, interviewing, editing.

“On the Ground: Voices from Liberty Square, E4”
Video Nation (The Nation magazine)
October 4, 2011
Video interview with a college graduate and filmmaker who supports Occupy Wall Street movement. My role: filming, interviewing, editing.

“On the Ground: Voices from Liberty Square, E3”
Video Nation (The Nation magazine)
October 6, 2011
Video interview with an older protester at Zuccoti Park who is an Irish immigrant. My role: filming, interviewing, editing.

“On the Ground: Voices from Liberty Square, E2”
Video Nation (The Nation magazine)
October 4, 2011
Video interview with a substitute school teacher who supports Occupy Wall Street. My role: filming, interviewing, editing.

“On the Ground: Voices from Liberty Square, E1”
Video Nation (The Nation magazine)
September 30, 2011
Video interview with a young activist at Occupy Wall Street’s Zuccoti Park encampment. My role: filming, interviewing, editing.

3 Comments

  1. I have not read these, but these stories seem to be about America, not China, no?

    • Yes, I’m a journalist based in New York. These are not the content for this blog, but a showcase for my work. It’s a bit of a self-promotion I guess…

  2. Thanks, I will read these. Self-promotion is essential in this business. I am a scientist and constantly have to forward recent publications around the globe to highlight what I am doing or others will miss it.

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