October 2014

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.

Ten arts one-liners from “Big Daddy Xi”

Ten arts one-liners from “Big Daddy Xi” Last week, Chinese President Xi Jinping emphasized that artistic creation in China should work in the interests of the Party and of the socialist cause. Here are 10 choice quotes from state media.

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CCP paper: protests are “blackmail”

CCP paper: protests are “blackmail” A front page editorial in today's People's Daily voices unqualified support for Hong Kong's embattled chief executive, CY Leung, and says the "illegal" Occupy Central protests have zero chance of success.

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China’s bawdy state media

China’s bawdy state media Can Chinese authorities truly deal with media corruption when even state media are ready to pander to the basest instincts?

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China: Hong Kong protests “catastrophic”

China: Hong Kong protests “catastrophic” Unsurprisingly, China's coverage of Hong Kong protests today remains sparse, emphasizing the "chaotic" disruption of normal life.

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The “black hands” of Occupy Central

The “black hands” of Occupy Central CASS professor Mo Jixiong says "black hands" of foreign conspiracy are behind protests in Hong Kong.

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