March 2016

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.

How Xi Jinping Views the News

How Xi Jinping Views the News It will take months to unpack the implications of Xi Jinping's new comprehensive media policy, but here's a quick rundown.

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February 20, 2016, Southern Metropolis Daily (Shenzhen) front page

For those of you searching for an original digital image of the front page of the Shenzhen edition of Guangzhou’s Southern Metropolis Daily, which… Read

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Mirror, Mirror On the Wall

Mirror, Mirror On the Wall Visiting the official People's Daily, Xi Jinping outlined a new media control policy emphasising CCP control over all aspects of media.

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Hurting the feelings of the “Zhao family”

Hurting the feelings of the “Zhao family” Swedish national Peter Dahlin said on Chinese state TV that he had "hurt the feelings of the Chinese people.” What does this phrase really signify?

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A history of “hurt feelings” in China

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