February 2015

CMP's "news and analysis" section covers breaking news and emerging trends in the Chinese media and places these within a larger social and political context.

Lu Wei on the “dream of the web”

Lu Wei on the “dream of the web” Welcoming guests from around the world at a recent Chinese New Year event, Lu Wei, the chairman of the Cyberspace Administration of China, reminded everyone of the need for control of the online space.

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The buzzing flies of the West

The buzzing flies of the West A hardline commentary from Seeking Truth journal warns of foreign conspiracies to destabilize China.

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People power and order under heaven

People power and order under heaven Former CMP fellow Zhang Ming writes about the need better mechanisms to ensure people can make their voices heard.

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Meeting Mr. “Hot Phrase”

Meeting Mr. “Hot Phrase” People's Daily Online gives a bootlicking rundown of 12 of the president's top "hot phrases," including "the new normal."

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The shoe that fits: China’s “rule of law”

The shoe that fits: China’s “rule of law” The People's Daily argues (once again) that China cannot copy Western notions of "rule of law."

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