Zeng Fanxu is Associate Professor at the School of Journalism & Communication, 清华大学. Previously, he was Assistant Professor in the Department of 新闻学, Sun Yat-Sen University (Zhongshan University). Prior 至 that, Dr. Zeng was a journalist for the South 新闻paper Group in Guangzhou for several years. His research concentrates on media and grassroots politics in China, especially NGO media strategy and civil society development, media and popular contentions, as well as media and public policy change. While at the 农夫娱乐, he focused on a study about the relationship between the media and the rising urban contentions in China under the supervision of Professor Elizabeth J. Perry.