Our efforts may look weak and limited in comparison with the government's strong and thunderous media campaign. Whether history proves the project to be a success or a failure, the fact remains that we were simply a group of journalists who took our profession very seriously. We tried to do what we felt was right at a time when we were needed.

If it has an effect on political reform in China it will be a bad one. It can't have a good effect, ... It will make them even more obstinate.

The government is afraid of any organizing by its citizens -- they prefer we just take our orders from the Party.

The Chinese government has always been afraid of tightly organized social organization.