Chinese Media in the U.S.

CDT’s Xiao Qiang was interviewed, together with the Washington Post’s John Pomfret, on WAMU’s Kojo Nnamdi Show today about China’s external propaganda efforts. Listen here:

In the past two years, China’s news agencies have opened dozens of bureaus and launched English-language television stations and newspapers across the U.S. This “soft-power” strategy is aimed at countering what the Chinese government sees as overwhelmingly negative American press coverage of China. We explore China’s media charm offensive, and whether it’s reaching its target audience.


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