Internet news and Propaganda 2.0

Chinese state media face new competition from independent “self-media” accounts on WeChat, dynamic...

Found in Translation

Newly launched political news website (澎湃), part of Xi Jinping’s drive to up the...

Unlicensed Journalists Are no Laughing Matter, GAPP Says

China Media Project looks at one of the skits in the annual CCTV Spring Festival Gala, which may have been more subversive than intended: Zhao, in his role as a simple peasant in the countryside, sits on the stoop outside his...

Propaganda Struggles Could Intensify

The Guardian looks ahead to possible developments in the media environment in China in 2010: Last year, a new English-language paper and Arabic and Russian TV channels were launched; this year, experts say, there could be not...

New Weekly: Best of the Web 2009

This week’s featured article in New Weekly (新周刊) focuses on the Internet in China. Part 1 of their feature is a highlight of the “Best of the Web 2009,” chosen by the magazine, industry insiders, and netizens....

China Web Sites Seeking Users’ Names

As CDT reported earlier, the State Council Information Office has required all news websites to implement real name registration for their commenters, and websites are now quietly beginning to comply, according to the New York...



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