Li Changchun

Media Czar: Be Docile, but Profitable

With the unmanned Shenzhou 8 on the verge of its Tuesday launch, a spokeswoman for China’s space program announced plans for up to two manned space missions in 2012. From Reuters: The rendezvous and docking exercises...

Chinese AIDS Rights Website Shut Down

The Committee to Protect Journalists reports the closure on Tuesday of the website of AIDS rights group, the Aizhixing Research Foundation. The municipal information office informed the website’s founder, Wan...

Hu Shuli Picks The Seven Most Powerful People In China

Hu Shuli, who has been much in the news recently, has picked the seven most powerful people in China as part of a Forbes Magazine report on the world’s most powerful (in which President Hu Jintao ranks second and...

On Journalist’s Day in China, Two Warning Bells

China Media Project looks as two recent developments that don’t bode well for Chinese journalists: This year, Journalist’s Day has come and gone with little cause for celebration among journalists in China who harbor...

China Media Should Boost Party Image, Official Says

Li Changchun, Politburo member and top media control official, comments on the role of Chinese media. From AFP: In a speech on Sunday to mark Journalists’ Day, Li Changchun — who is seen as the country’s...

Bad News Tests China’s Propaganda Arm – Edward Cody

The Washington Post reports that a recent plea from Propaganda chief Li Changchun to Hu Jintao to close down Yanhuang Chunqiu magazine, which had published an article criticizing the Party’s monopoly on power, was...

Senior Chinese Official Calls for Improving Services for College Students – People’s Daily

Politburo member and propaganda chief Li Changchun is paying a visit to Zhengzhou, the scene of a riot last week which involved university students. From People’s Senior Chinese official Li Changchun has urged local governments and schools to improve services for college students, including quality food supply at reasonable prices in canteens. Li, a […]



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