November 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.

We’re not having this discussion

We’re not having this discussion New disciplinary regulations released by the Chinese Communist Party back in October prohibit "improper discussion" of the Party's policies. The prohibition marks a renewed intolerance for internal dissent, writes Wendy Zhou.

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Good journalist, bad journalist

Good journalist, bad journalist Fifteen years after China established November 8 as a national holiday to celebrate its media professionals, the Chinese Communist Party still insists on its own definition of professional journalism.

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Re-defining cyberspace

Re-defining cyberspace China is now pushing more openly and confidently for fundamental changes to how the Internet is conceived and governed globally. The goal, it says, is to combat American “cyber-hegemony.”

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China’s Internet sovereignty

China’s Internet sovereignty China has lately been talking more resolutely about the concept of "Internet sovereignty," arguing that a nation's supremacy over cyberspace is as crucial as protecting the security of its land and seas.

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Two share a boat

Two share a boat China’s top Internet official says now is the time for the U.S. and China to work together for a more secure Internet. But what will the cost be to an open cyberspace as the Chinese Communist Party pushes the idea of "Internet sovereignty"?

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