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Unsolicited advice for Xinhua’s new CNC TV news outfit

To listen to people moan about the fact that China has sixty “Confucius Centers” in the US to America’s zilch-nada in China you’d think the Chinese were wrapping up hearts and minds around the planet while America gets relegated to … Continue reading

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A serious look at online censorship in China from an unlikely source

Among the circles that Imagethief runs in it is relatively fashionable to be completely disdainful of the Chinese English-language media. This is not entirely unfair. Chinese English-language news sources have their uses, but by comparison with most international news sources … Continue reading

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Asian media vows to make western media cry

Imagethief was tickled to read today in Xinhua an article from the Boao Forum for Asia, an annual Chinese talking shop, on how Asian media will rise up to challenge western media juggernauts. It seems that Asians take umbrage that … Continue reading

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Official: Lei Feng was “hip with his times”

It’s always a tragedy when your propaganda icons lose relevance to the younger generation. A couple of years past the fortieth anniversary of the original “Study Lei Feng” campaign, China’s propaganda moles are clearly hard-up for a way to make … Continue reading

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