During a thirty-year career as a print and broadcast journalist Mark Newham's coverage of international affairs and development issues has appeared in almost every quality British newspaper, in international news magazines and on the BBC.

Newham has also acted as a media consultant to the United Nations, the World Bank, the European Union and to China's state-run Xinhua news agency.

He accepted the Xinhua posting for one reason and one reason only – to gain firsthand, inside knowledge of the rules governing China's media mind games… and to see how much both could be bent.

Cometh the Yuan is the second in a trilogy charting China’s growing influence on the world. The first – Limp Pigs – was published in 2011 and ranked Number One in Amazon’s censorship category for several weeks. The BBC called it ‘Unique... Inspiring....’

Mark Newham can (sometimes) be contacted via mail@moriartimedia.com or through his website – www.marknewham.com – where samples of his journalism can be found.