Following a recent national edict requiring Chinese TV to be kept free from “sissy boys,” a sneering term for men with styles unbound by traditional conceptions of masculinity, the Beijing Municipal Radio and Television Bureau...
TV and radio stations
Nov 2, 2015
In recent months, a Reuters series on China’s spreading global influence has investigated...
Nov 5, 2012
At Foreign Policy, Alex Pasternack explores the efforts of China’s state broadcaster to penetrate the U.S. market. “Foreign audiences expect to hear stories about China from Chinese media, and CCTV has nothing to say...
Apr 13, 2011
In a move which may leave you scratching your head in confusion, the latest directions from the State Administration of Radio Film and Television in China bans shows which include concepts like time travel, rewriting history or...
Aug 26, 2010
China Daily reports on the planned consolidation of China’s radio and television networks: “The nation’s radio and television networks need to be consolidated under one roof as currently they are individually...
Jul 13, 2005
From Xinhua, via People’s Daily Online: The Chinese State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) Tuesday issued a regulation banning any cooperation in channel operation between local TV and radio stations and foreign companies, Wednesday’s Beijing Morning Post reported. The regulation stipulates that all local TV and radio stations should not rent their channels […]
CDT in the News
- Journal of Contemporary China – Invented Borders: The Tension Between Grassroots Patriotism and State-led Patriotic Campaigns in China
- NYT – A Tiananmen Square Musical Worries About China’s Glare
- Global Voices – In China, questions remain ahead of Huawei’s launch of the Mate 60 phone series
- Rest of World – Heavily persecuted, highly influential: China’s online feminist revolution
- Sky News – Chinese state media appears to censor one of its own videos