News and Analysis
Xi Jinping seems to be pushing the rollout of rule of law across China, and heralding the end of “rule by man.” But why is he talking about Mao-era methods like the “Fengqiao experience”?
The CCP’s latest “Decision” talks about “ruling the nation in accordance with the law.” But rule of the Party is paramount.
CMP made this year’s list of top China-related blogs and websites. We are pleased.
Plans for the 2014 World Media Summit have been scrapped, but the first global journalism awards have gone ahead.
Since taking the helm in China, President Xi Jinping has tried to portray himself as accessible, down-to-earth and hard-working. Here’s our translation of the latest paean to Xi Dada.
Our initial thoughts on the brief “communique” coming out of the 4th Plenum of the 18th Central Committee.
Internet writer Zhou Xiaoping agrees with Xi Jinping that China needs its own unique cultural values. His goal is to to spread “positive energy” about China.
Is there a future for China’s official Party newspaper, the People’s Daily? One Chinese media expert says yes — if only it follows these important rules.
Last week, Xi Jinping emphasized that artistic creation in China should work in the interests of the Party and the socialist cause.
A front page editorial in the People’s Daily voices unqualified support for Hong Kong’s embattled chief executive, CY Leung.
Can Chinese authorities truly deal with media corruption when even state media are ready to pander to the basest instincts?
Quotes in the media
I haven’t used these websites [like Facebook] before, and I don’t know whether or not they’ve been shut down. But as to there being some websites that cannot be visited, I think this is situation probably exists. However, I want to say that our management [of the web] is all done according to the law, and all of the measures we take are to protect China’s national security and the rights Chinese consumers in accord with the law.
The Anti-Social List
CMP Fellows column
Veteran editor and CMP fellow Zhu Xuedong (left) says China’s media have entered an “era of corruption” and serious ethical problems should continue for some time.
CMP fellow Liu Chang (left) reflects on the recent investigation of alleged news extortion at 21cbh.com.