Mara Hvistendahl

Type: Person
Name: Mara Hvistendahl
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

A model, a murder, and the seedy underbelly of Shanghai

Diana O'Brien was a few months shy of her 23rd birthday when she was stabbed to death in a Shanghai stairwell. She had come to China as a fashion model just 12 days earlier.It was 2008. China was in the midst of a dizzying economic boom that had begun ... [Published The Week Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Corn hackers and the quiet war for trade secrets

, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a press release informing the public that it had arrested Mo Yun, a Chinese national, for conspiring to steal U.S. trade secrets and transport them to China. At the center of this bit of international ... [Published Lexology - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Political risk must-reads

By Ian Bremmer Political risk must-reads By Ian Bremmer Eurasia Group’s selection of essential reading for the political risk junkie — presented in no particular order. As always, feel free to give us your feedback or selections by tweeting ... [Published Ian Bremmer - Reuters.com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

China Rethinks the Death Penalty

In the New York Times, Mara Hvistendahl writes an opinion piece about changing attitudes toward the death penalty in China , which has long been the world’s leading executioner. In recent years, the rate of executions, while still high , has dropped dramatically ... [Published China Digital Times - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

This murdered Canadian model was a migrant laborer in China—just like the man who killed her

In the summer of 2008, months before China would host the Olympics, Diana O’Brien left her small Canadian town for Shanghai to build her burgeoning international modeling career. Two weeks after landing in China, O’Brien’s roommate and fellow model Charlotte ... [Published Quartz - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Writing China: Mara Hvistendahl, ‘And the City Swallowed Them’

In 2008, the murder of a Canadian model in her Shanghai stairwell rocked the city. Years later, author Mara Hvistendahl revisits the story in a new book. ... [Published WSJ.com: China Real Time Report - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

In good form

Deca, a cooperative of journalists’s first story.The symbols “#LongRead” and “TL;DR” are recognizable to many of us. The former refers to a piece of writing online—usually journalistic narrative—that ranges upwards of 1,500 words with a read-time of 15 ... [Published Livemint.com - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 14 2014 - 2 reports

Award-winning journalists launch a publishing co-operative called Deca, inspired by Magnum [GigaOM]

Half a century ago, when modern photojournalism was exploding as a profession — thanks to 35-millimeter cameras and cheap film processing — a group of photographers including the now-legendary Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Capra formed a member-owned ... [Published GigaOM Network - Jun 13 2014]

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A model, a murder, and the seedy underbelly of ... [Published The Week Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
Corn hackers and the quiet war for trade secrets [Published Lexology - Jul 18 2014]
Political risk must-reads [Published Ian Bremmer - Reuters.com - Jul 11 2014]
China Rethinks the Death Penalty [Published China Digital Times - Jul 08 2014]
This murdered Canadian model was a migrant labo... [Published Quartz - Jun 26 2014]
Writing China: Mara Hvistendahl, ‘And the City ... [Published WSJ.com: China Real Time Report - Jun 24 2014]
In good form [Published Livemint.com - Jun 20 2014]
Award-winning journalists launch a publishing c... [Published GigaOM Network - Jun 13 2014]
Award-winning journalists launch a publishing c... [Published GigaOM - Jun 13 2014]
Strange But True! [Published DJC.com - Nov 25 2013]
The truth about India?s ?gendercide? [Published Spiked Online - Nov 01 2013]
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Political risk must-reads [Published Ian Bremmer - Reuters.com - Jul 11 2014]
By Ian Bremmer Political risk must-reads By Ian Bremmer Eurasia Group’s selection of essential reading for the political risk junkie — presented in no particular order. As always, feel free to give us your feedback or selections by tweeting ...
Writing China: Mara Hvistendahl, ‘And the City ... [Published WSJ.com: China Real Time Report - Jun 24 2014]
In 2008, the murder of a Canadian model in her Shanghai stairwell rocked the city. Years later, author Mara Hvistendahl revisits the story in a new book. ...
Award-winning journalists launch a publishing c... [Published GigaOM Network - Jun 13 2014]
Half a century ago, when modern photojournalism was exploding as a profession — thanks to 35-millimeter cameras and cheap film processing — a group of photographers including the now-legendary Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Capra formed a member-owned ...
Award-winning journalists launch a publishing c... [Published GigaOM - Jun 13 2014]
Half a century ago, when modern photojournalism was exploding as a profession — thanks to 35-millimeter cameras and cheap film processing — a group of photographers including the now-legendary Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Capra formed a member-owned ...
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