government propaganda



Beijing’s ‘Aim is to Make People Docile’

From the Toronto Star: If proximity to power is a sign of strength, then the propaganda department is strong indeed: its offices, at 5 West Chang’an Ave., are located near the senior party leaders’ compound known as...

China Grooms New Breed of Journalists

Sunny Lee reports in the Asia Times: Some 20 years later, the Chinese government, emboldened by its economic prowess and global political importance, is now willing to experiment with the program again. Spearheading this crusade...

How to be a Fenqing (愤青)?

From Froogville blog: 愤青 fen qing * – “angry youth” – is the term given to Chinese Netizens of a self-righteous and aggressively nationalist tendency. They are mostly young males with nothing better to do...

A Reader: Protests and Public Relations

From China Beat blog: This morning the Los Angeles Times reported on a riot in Gansu that was touched off over disagreements on city planning issues. The report comes on the heels of an uptick in news in the last week on local...

John Kamm: Blinded By the Firewall

From the Washington Post: The empty Beijing hotel rooms and the lower-than-usual interest in the Games outside China are attributable to more than the strict visa policies and security measures that have discouraged travel to...




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