March 4, 2017

Trump’s media war: straight from the playbook of communist China

President Donald Trump, in his first speech to a joint session of Congress last Tuesday night, managed to project a softer, more sober tone after his chaotic first […]
February 26, 2017

Will the Trump White House Defend Press Freedom Abroad?

By Keith B. Richburg, February 26, 2017 (This article first appeared in Nieman Reports, Februry 23, 2017. ©Nieman Reports) In the late 1980s, I found myself banned […]
August 27, 2016

Ignorance vs. malice: comparing racism in Asia and the US

By Keith B. Richburg, August 27, 2016 This was my latest piece from the online editon of August 17 Nikkei Aisan Review, reprinted in the magazine in […]
May 13, 2016

US looks set for a nasty presidential election

By Keith B. Richburg, May 13, 2016 Greetings, and in case you missed it, here is the piece I wrote for Nikkei Asian Review, just after the […]
March 31, 2016

A New Position, A New Challenge

By Keith B. Richburg, March 31, 2016 Yes, it’s official. In September, I will be taking over as Director of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC) […]
January 29, 2016

ASEAN leaders must look beyond US primaries chaos

By Keith B. Richburg, January 29, 2016 Here’s my latest piece for Nikkei Asian Review, written before the January 28 debate in Des Moines.  Just three days […]
January 24, 2016

Unlikely surge of public opinion may force China rethink on North Korea

By Keith B. Richburg, January 24, 2016 Here’s my latest from Nikkei Asian Review, on China growing impatient with its “frenemy” North Korea.  I also invite you […]
January 7, 2016

Mystery of missing booksellers points to mainland hand

7By Keith B. Richburg, January 7, 2016 Greetings, everyone, for the New Year.  And to start off, here is my latest piece from Nikkei Asian Review on […]
July 6, 2015

Obama's Pivotal Week and the TPP

By Keith B. Richburg, July 6, 2015 Greetings, And I have been traveling and unable to update this blog space in the last few weeks.  There will […]