In a remarkable violation of Party discipline, an organization partially under the auspices of the Beijing Communist Youth League’s house organ posted a requiem for the 2022 “White Paper Movement” to WeChat. The name was...
Beijing youth daily
Nov 13, 2013
Paul Mozur at China Real Time reports restrictions on more than 100,000 Sina Weibo accounts for...
Dec 2, 2012
Reuters reports China has sentenced 10 people to jail for illegally detaining petitioners from another city: Those convicted were hired by authorities from Changge city in central Henan province to stop petitioners airing their...
Dec 4, 2006
From Financial Times: China has barred local newspapers from publicly issuing shares following a corruption scandal last year at IPO pioneer Beijing Youth Daily, according to the sector’s top regulator. However, the government was “encouraging” book publishing companies to list shares on stock markets in mainland China and Hong Kong, said Long Xinmin, minister at […]
Oct 10, 2005
From Caijing: As China’s National Day approaches, just when holiday cheer should be in the air, Beijing Youth Daily employees are anything but cheerful. Since June, six of their managers have been detained for involvement in economic crimes, including two vice-presidents and a director of advertising. Zheng Yijun, vice president of Beijing Media (Hong Kong […]
Oct 4, 2005
From the South China Morning Post, via Asia Media: Beijing Media, the first Chinese state-owned media company to sell shares to the public, said two of its vice presidents and four other employees have been detained in Beijing. Advertising department head Yu Dagong and two of his subordinates were being held on suspicion of bribery […]
Aug 18, 2004
Jonathan Watts wrote about the latest media reform move: ” China opens up one of its last closed markets as newspapers multiply — piquing the interest of media tycoons like Rupert Murdoch. ” “The founders of the Beijing Youth Daily would not have believed it, but their paper — the mouthpiece of the Communist youth […]
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