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.

In “rule with virtue,” where is the law?

In “rule with virtue,” where is the law? 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.

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Zhou Xiaoping, “sunshine boy”

Zhou Xiaoping, “sunshine boy” 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.

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Plotting a future for the People’s Daily

Plotting a future for the People’s Daily 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.

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Ten arts one-liners from “Big Daddy Xi”

Ten arts one-liners from “Big Daddy Xi” Last week, Xi Jinping emphasized that artistic creation in China should work in the interests of the Party and the socialist cause.

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CCP paper: protests are “blackmail”

CCP paper: protests are “blackmail” A front page editorial in the People's Daily voices unqualified support for Hong Kong's embattled chief executive, CY Leung.

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