May 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.

Control and innovate

Control and innovate China's leaders hope to reinvigorate the country's economy by unleashing a wave of internet-empowered innovation.

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China’s media under Mr. Positive

China’s media under Mr. Positive The term "positive energy" eased into official Party media as Xi Jinping came to power.

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Gao Yu sentenced to 7 years in jail

Gao Yu sentenced to 7 years in jail Almost a year ago, veteran journalist Gao Yu appeared on the state-run China Central Television and confessed to leaking state secrets. Gao, who has since said that confession was made under duress, was sentenced today.

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Breeding tigers, and China’s caged press

Breeding tigers, and China’s caged press After attacks from a prominent businessman, Caixin Media cited threats against "the fundamental principles of press freedom." Our thoughts.

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SCMP post on Guo Wengui wiped from Weibo

SCMP post on Guo Wengui wiped from Weibo The following post by the Chinese-language edition of Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post (SCMP_南華早報), which reports on corruption allegations against Henan businessman Guo Wengui… Read

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