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Andrew Lih

Lih at the Wikimania conference in Taipei, Taiwan, August 3, 2007
Residence Beijing, China

Andrew Lih is a new media researcher, consultant and writer based in Beijing, China,[1] as well as a noted authority on Internet censorship in the People's Republic of China.[2][3][4][5] He is a visiting professor at the University of Southern California.[6]

Lih, a former software engineer – for AT&T Bell Labs – and Internet entrepreneur, was between 1995 and 2000 an adjunct professor of journalism at Columbia University, and director of technology for their Center for New Media.[7] In 2000 he formed Columbia's Interactive Design Lab, a collaboration with the university's School of the Arts to explore interactive design for both fiction and non-fiction, including advertising, news, documentaries and films.[8] Lih was also an assistant professor and the Director of Technology at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre of the University of Hong Kong.[8][1]

The author of the book The Wikipedia Revolution: How a Bunch of Nobodies Created the World's Greatest Encyclopedia, and a veteran Wikipedia editor,[9] Lih has been interviewed by[10] and by The New York Times Freakonomics blog.[11]

Selected publications

See also


  1. ^ a b Fallows, James (March 2008)). "“The Connection Has Been Reset”". The Atlantic. Retrieved May 11, 2009. 
  2. ^ Sydell, Laura (July 12, 2008). "How Do Chinese Citizens Feel About Censorship?". National Public Radio. Retrieved May 11, 2009. 
  3. ^ Johnson, Tim (May 15, 2008). "China relaxes grip on internet and media after quake". The Australian.,24897,23701837-7582,00.html. Retrieved May 11, 2009. 
  4. ^ Branigan, Tania (August 2, 2008). "Beijing Olympics: Government U-turn ends ban on human rights websites". Retrieved May 11, 2009. 
  5. ^ Spencer, Richard (January 25, 2007). "China's growing number of internet users could exceed US". The Telegraph. Retrieved May 11, 2009. 
  6. ^ "Faculty: Andrew Lih" at USC Annenberg School for Communications and Journalism
  7. ^ Kramer, Staci D. (March 1, 2004). "Meet Columbia's New Media Guru". Online Journalism Review. Retrieved May 11, 2009. 
  8. ^ a b "Andrew Lih" on University of Hong Kong website
  9. ^ Sarno, David (September 30, 2007). "Wikipedia wars erupt". Los Angeles Times.,1,2222717.story. Retrieved May 11, 2009. 
  10. ^ Rossmeier, Vincent (March 24, 2009). "Are we dangerously dependent on Wikipedia?". Retrieved May 11, 2009. 
  11. ^ Mengisen, Annika (June 16, 2009,). "By a Bunch of Nobodies: A Q&A With the Author of The Wikipedia Revolution". Freakonomics Blog. The New York Times Company. Retrieved June 23, 2009. 

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