November 2016

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.

Celebrating the Life and Work of Yu Jing

Celebrating the Life and Work of Yu Jing YU JING, an award-winning writer of Chinese literary reportage, died of illness early afternoon Saturday surrounded by her husband, Qian Gang, director of the China Media Project, family members and friends. She was 63.

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Time to “De-deify” the West?

Time to “De-deify” the West? The populist Global Times newspaper argued in an op-ed yesterday that the presidential election in the United States exposes the lie of Western press neutrality. For the Chinese Communist Party, it’s a story as old as the hills.

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Speak Not of Lawyers Speaking Out

Speak Not of Lawyers Speaking Out The CAC, an agency created in 2014 to consolidate control over the country’s internet, ordered websites not to repost material from Caixin Online.

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The End of Consensus

The End of Consensus The shutdown over the weekend of Consensus, a popular site frequented by experts and intellectuals, spells more trouble for substantive discussion in China following troubles at the journal Yanhuang Chunqiu.

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In Wukan, a Clean Sweep

In Wukan, a Clean Sweep On September 12, the day before conflict broke out between villagers and armed police in the village of Wukan, an idyllic portrait of police-villager relations appeared in China's media.

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