September 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.

Lu Wei: the internet must have brakes

Lu Wei: the internet must have brakes China's top internet control official says that like all cars, the internet "needs brakes."

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Xi’s missing terms emerge again

Xi’s missing terms emerge again Two important Xi Jinping slogans gone for many months came up again in a recent speech. What does it mean?

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The missing speech

The missing speech A new collection of the recent speeches of General Secretary Xi Jinping leaves out one of Xi's most-touted speeches. CMP director Qian Gang investigates.

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The me-media of mass manipulation

The me-media of mass manipulation Li Xiguang (left), the executive dean of the School of Journalism and Communication at Tsinghua University, recently wrote that China must restructure its news and propaganda system for the mobile internet age.

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Indie film under fire: an interview with Li Xianting

Indie film under fire: an interview with Li Xianting The August 23 raid on the Li Xianting Film Fund came as a shock to indie filmmakers and supporters.

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