Xi’s State Media Tour: “News Must Speak for the Party”

While China’s leadership has long seen the media as the CCP’s “throat and tongue,” official efforts to control the news narrative have substantially increased under the rule of General Secretary Xi Jinping. As Xi’s administration has overseen a widespread crackdown on civil society and legal advocacy to deter criticism and reinforce ideological orthodoxy, it has also encouraged Chinese reporters … Continue reading Xi’s State Media Tour: “News Must Speak for the Party”