Melinda Liu is a contributor to The Daily Beast. She served as Beijing Bureau Chief for Newsweek from 1998 until 2013. She is a veteran foreign correspondent, and recipient of a number of awards, including the 2006 Shorenstein Journalism Award, acknowledging her reporting on Asia.

Perfect Storm

Sex, Lies & Videotape

China is mesmerized by the intersection of porn and politics—once taboo topics, writes Melinda Liu.