China’s Internet Media urged to help establish harmonious society – People’s Daily
Officials and professionals attending the opening ceremony of the fifth Forum on the China Internet Media signed in Hangzhou Tuesday a joint proposal calling on China-based news websites to contribute towards establishing a harmonious society.
Put forward by Zhou Xisheng, president of state-owned Xinhua Online, the proposal provides guidelines for China’s Internet news media industry, which has developed fast in recent years.
The proposal notes that Internet news is becoming more influential over public opinion. It states that all Internet news media must abide by the Constitution and laws, publicize scientific theories and promote culture, carry forward the national character, and provide high quality services for Internet users.