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LA Times on Hollywood and Censorship

At The Los Angeles Times, Steven Zeitchik and Jonathan Landreth explore the American film industry’s expanding relationship with the Chinese audience and government. On one hand, this has boosted the frequency and favourability...

Beijing Olympics and China’s Rising Media Market – Candy Zhou

Here is Interfax China’s Interview with Michael Zhang, managing director of MediaCom China: The Beijing Olympics, unlike the Olympics in Athens, Barcelona and Sydney, is brand-new, without any precedent, but it will definitely promote the development of Chinese media and the Chinese economy as a whole. China is a rapidly developing country. It is an […]

‘We Can’t Always Blame China’s Media Climate’ – Hu Shuli

Asia Media Forum interviews Hu Shuli, the editor of Caijing Magazine. In the report, Hu says: The media potential in China is very large, but many media organisations have failed to grasp the opportunity. One important reason is that they lack the proper concept and practice of professionalism. Some media organisations even surrender their accuracy […]

Highbrow magazines hit a low – Wang Shanshan

From China Daily: Like the last knights fighting a losing war, two Shanghai-based monthly magazines Shu Cheng (Book Town) and Wan Xiang (Panorama Monthly) have only recently published their first editions this year after financial difficulties forced a six-month suspension. When they temporarily stopped publication, the press wrote eulogies on China’s last “intellectual magazines,” tailored […]

Internet, pay-TV seen as engine of growth – SCMP

From the South China Morning Post, via Asia Media: Rapid growth of pay-television and broadband Internet in China will drive its media industry over the next four years, says accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers. The firm yesterday released its “Global Entertainment and Media Outlook: 2006-2010“, which said China and India were two Asia-Pacific markets that were growing […]

China publishes its annual press development report for the first time – People’s Daily

From People’s Daily: The General Administration of Press and Publication of China released China’s first press industrial research report entitled “China National Press Industrial Development Report for Year 2005” at the opening of “The Second Annual Conference on China Press Competitiveness” held recently. The report said that on average, China printed 100 million copies of […]



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