February 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.

Notes on China’s “new normal”

Notes on China’s “new normal” Chinese internet expert and former CMP fellow Hu Yong writes about five dark highlights of the past year.

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Blaming citizens for OGI failures in China

Blaming citizens for OGI failures in China A recent Guangdong report shows that just 12 percent of citizens' requests for access to government information were answered in the applicant's favour.

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A softer touch on soft power

A softer touch on soft power A Chinese official argues that China should have a less rigid and less "government tinted" approach to advancing its cultural soft power.

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China leads the world in media corruption, says expert

China leads the world in media corruption, says expert Former CMP fellow Zhan Jiang says media corruption in China is endemic.

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Your public account is history

Your public account is history The Cyberspace Administration recently announced the closure of 133 public accounts on WeChat dealing with history.

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