Volunteer subtitle groups that translate uncensored American television shows and films are highly popular in China. Yet the future of one of the largest and most popular subtitling sites, Renren Yingshi, is murky after police...
by Grace | Jun 20, 2016
This year has seen a series of efforts by the Xi Jinping administration to strengthen the voice of...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 19, 2016
The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television (SAPPRFT),...
by Sophie Beach | May 12, 2005
From the South China Morning Post, via Asia Media: China’s main broadcast authority says it has issued entertainment conglomerate Shanghai Media Group the country’s first license for TV broadcasts via the internet, known as IPTV. The license gives state-owned SMG the right to broadcast programs on the Internet and via mobile phone networks, the State […]
by Xiao Qiang | Feb 4, 2005
From Reuters.com: China’s two fixed-line phone companies are moving ahead with plans to offer pay TV on their broadband networks, hoping to overcome tough restrictions on programming and squeeze more profits out of their infrastructure. China Telecom Corp., the larger of China’s two carriers, is operating a trial service in the relatively prosperous cities of […]
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- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods