Wukan in the Newspapers

         It is interesting to be asked by several seven or eight years’ old kids in Wukan while you are walking on the street with a SLR camera dangling in front of your chest and a backpack – obviously a foreigner – “are you a journalist?” I always disappoint them by answering “sorry, I am just a college student.” I have no idea what motivates these kids to ask every stranger in the village the same question, but one possible answer is that they want to collect my business card, if I have one. I accidentally learnt that many young people in Wukan play a new game of competing who collects most business cards from journalists.

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