Best commentary in any medium on international news.
AWARD DATE: 2019
AWARD NAME: 22 The Flora Lewis Award 2019
AWARD RECIPIENT: Li Yuan
AWARD RECIPIENT AFFILIATION: The New York Times
AWARD HONORED WORK: “The New, New World”
AWARD SPONSOR: Paula Dwyer
Li Yuan’s pieces on China and Hong Kong were informative, insightful, and delightful to read; a great mix of vivid reporting with restrained but knowing perspective, and much of it entailing personal risk.