October 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.

How China frames the news on Occupy

How China frames the news on Occupy If your local Chinese newspaper is covering protests in Hong Kong, the chances are you're being told they are chaotic, illegal, economically destructive and foreign backed.

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China coverage of Hong Kong protests, day two

China coverage of Hong Kong protests, day two As CCP leaders celebrate China's first "Martyr's Day" (left), state media coverage of the Hong Kong protests remains sparse.

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China’s selective silence on Hong Kong

China’s selective silence on Hong Kong The day after pro-democracy protests spread through Hong Kong, China is making sure its own news media sweep the story under the carpet.

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China’s corrupt media

China’s corrupt media Veteran editor and CMP fellow Zhu Xuedong (left) says China's media have entered an "era of corruption" and serious ethical problems should continue for some time.

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Why news extortion is so hard to uncover

Why news extortion is so hard to uncover CMP fellow Liu Chang (left) reflects on the recent investigation of alleged news extortion at 21cbh.com.

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