China’s Muckrakers Flee Low-Paying Jobs

The number of China's investigative journalists has declined by more than half since 2011, and a majority of those who remain say they intend to change careers, according to a study done by the School of Communication at Sun Yat-sen University. The team's findings found that the number of investigative journalists in China plummeted by 57.5 percent over the last six years. The reasons cited: low pay and poor chances for promotion. But that may be changing, with reports of major media with big budgets looking for top reporters.  

Source: Global Times

Posted on: December 24, 2017