Chinayouren: Year-End Edition 2009 (1): Measuring “China”

Chinayouren charts the occurrences of the word “China” in various world media outlets in :

Within the general rising trend, 2009 has gone back to reasonable levels of media attention, partly because Xinjiang and the Tiananmen anniversary were no match for Tibet, Sichuan and the Olympics; partly because the US Obamania has stolen the show from the Middle kingdom.

In the first months of the year the crisis did bring some attention to China, but as soon as it became clear that the stimulus package was working and damage was under control, the journalists’ interest waned.

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January 3, 2010, 10:18 PM
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