China Celebrates Seventh Annual Journalist’s Day on November 8 – David Bandurski

From China Media Project:

As the November 8 China Journalist’s Day approaches, expect Chinese media to stake out their positions along a spectrum of press roles and positions on professionalism, from party promoters to party watchdogs to independent voices. Party notions like “guidance of public opinion” should face off against gutsier perceptions of the media’s role, such as “supervision by public opinion” (watchdog journalism) and the “right to know”. [PHOTO: Shao Piaoping (ÈǵȣòËêç), founder of Jingbao (‰∫¨Êä•) in 1918 and pioneer of independent journalism in China, from Wikipedia.com]…[Full Text]

November 7, 2006 11:42 PM
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