Chinese Media’s Ostrich Policy

Reporting straight facts rather than analyzing the why behind sensitive global events has become the default for mangers.  The Diplomat reports:

A friend of mine who recently returned from Tokyo asked me why the Chinese media has only been reporting on the conflict between the pro-Gaddafi military and the opposition, rather than analyzing the reasons why there are so many people opposed to Gaddafi’s rule.

Certainly, the Chinese media has been very interested in the conflict in Libya. But it has mostly been reporting on the actual conflict and how the West is ‘attacking’ Libya. In contrast, there has been little analysis on the political issues facing Libya, including how Gaddafi’s government is falling apart, the country’s long-term political outlook, and why many Libyans are so unhappy with their ruler.

The reason is simple: the Chinese media is adhering to its ‘ostrich policy’.

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