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POV

High Tech, Low Life

  • Aired: 07/22/2013
  • 01:22:09
  • Expires: 11/23/2014
  • Rating: NR
'High Tech, Low Life' follows two of China’s first citizen-reporters as they document the underside of the country’s rapid economic development. A search for truth and fame inspires young vegetable seller “Zola” to report on censored news stories from the cities, while retired businessman “Tiger Temple” makes sense of the past by chronicling the struggles of rural villagers.
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Citizen-reporters pushing the boundaries of censorship in China.
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