Category: beijing

Beijing Camel Traffic Jam

This Camel Traffic Jam in Beijing in the 1920s is just one of the many great photographs by Sidney D. Gamble recently put online by the Duke University Archive of Documentary Arts. Without the Internet, many of us probably would never have seen Gamble’s great work. Details on the man: From 1908 to 1932, Sidney

Beijing vs TV Networks: Olympic Media Showdown

Let the games begin! With the August 8 opening of the Olympic games only weeks away, confidential meeting minutes reveal ongoing battles between TV networks and Beijing Olympic organizers. In the meeting, which took place a week or so ago, points of contention included new limits on live coverage and allegations that shipments of TV