March 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 China, an odd mix of bawdy and serious

In China, an odd mix of bawdy and serious An official government website fills the margins with racy content as it reports a new crackdown on unethical media conduct.

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Shanghai paper reports on land disputes

Shanghai paper reports on land disputes Reporting of harder-hitting stories has suffered in recent years as controls have tightened. But journalists are still finding ways to dig deeper.

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The way Xi moves: speech under assault

The way Xi moves: speech under assault Contributor Shi Yige, a prominent veteran journalist writing under an assumed name for CMP, says print media and schools in China have been effectively silenced.

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From Myanmar, on duty and freedom

From Myanmar, on duty and freedom CMP director Qian Gang uses the words of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to reflect on a debate about responsibility and freedom in China's media.

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Finding hope in “Chinese Words”

Finding hope in “Chinese Words” As the environment for traditional media in China tightens, veteran journalists are seeking new ways to do, and to fund, groundbreaking multimedia projects.

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