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.

People power and order under heaven

People power and order under heaven Former CMP fellow Zhang Ming writes about the need better mechanisms to ensure people can make their voices heard.

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Meeting Mr. “Hot Phrase”

Meeting Mr. “Hot Phrase” People's Daily Online gives a bootlicking rundown of 12 of the president's top "hot phrases," including "the new normal."

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The shoe that fits: China’s “rule of law”

The shoe that fits: China’s “rule of law” The People's Daily argues (once again) that China cannot copy Western notions of "rule of law."

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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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