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The me-media of mass manipulation

China Media Project - Tracking the course of media change in China

Li Xiguang (left), the executive dean of the School of Journalism and Communication at Tsinghua University, recently wrote that China must restructure its news and propaganda system for the mobile [...] Read more ...

via Hku
2 Sep 2014

Guarding Press Freedoms in the New Gilded Age: The Challenge of China

The U.S. Constitution enshrined press freedoms in the First Amendment, ratified by the states in 1791. In the subsequent 223 years, the world’s leading economies, whether Britain or the U.S., generally held to be self-evident that a free press was necessary and good for the proper functioning of society and to provide a check on government’s po [...] Read more ...

via Yale
2 Sep 2014

Shale game

IN 2012 China’s main planning agency, the National Development and Reform Commission, declared that the country would produce 60 billion-100 billion cubic metres [...] Read more ...

via Economist
2 Sep 2014