January 2017

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.

The Making of a Good Party Reporter

The Making of a Good Party Reporter In its inaugural 2017 edition, the CCP journal Seeking Truth talks about what it takes to be a journalist in Xi Jinping’s China.

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Christmas in the People’s Daily

Christmas in the People’s Daily A bumpy sleigh ride through the history of Christmas in China’s pre-reform period as reflected in the pages of the Chinese Communist Party’s flagship newspaper.

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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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