News and Analysis
CMP will have more thoughts on the happenings of the 4th Plenum when the full “Decision” comes out. But here are some initial observations about the shorter “communique” that came out Thursday.
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?
Posts over the weekend sharing the news of the detention of legal activist Guo Yushan were deleted from Sina Weibo.
Unsurprisingly, China’s coverage of Hong Kong protests today remains sparse, emphasizing the “chaotic” disruption of normal life.
CASS professor Mo Jixiong says “black hands” of foreign conspiracy are behind protests in Hong Kong.
This post on China’s four Nobel Prize winners in history was deleted from Weibo this morning. Can you guess why?
If your local Chinese newspaper is covering protests in Hong Kong, the chances are you’re being told they are chaotic, illegal, economically destructive and foreign backed.
Quotes in the media
Any tool and any method is a double-edged sword — and new media are no different. In the new media age, understanding the dual aspects of new media is extremely crucial.
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.