October 01, 2022
Forging the ‘New Era’: The Temporal Politics of Xi Jinping
By Hugo Jones
The “new era” – connoting a fundamental historical shift – has been systematically fused with the persona of Xi in Chinese official discourse.
December 17, 2021
What’s Behind China’s Crackdown on Celebrities?
By Zhuoran Li
There can only be one superstar in China, and that's the Communist Party.
July 01, 2021
How the CCP Uses History
By Nicholas Ross Smith and Tracey Fallon
The party’s embrace of tailored history has accelerated ahead of the 100th anniversary of the CCP’s founding.
July 18, 2020
The World Is Falling for China’s Hong Kong Trap
By Andrei Lungu
With the national security law, the CCP created for itself the perfect opportunity to pit China against “foreign hostile forces.”
June 08, 2020
China Plays Defense in COVID-19 PR Battle With New Report
By Associated Press
The report, which ran to 84 pages in the English version, lauded China’s “decisive victory” over the new coronavirus.
May 14, 2020
Restricting Chinese Journalist Visas Will Not Stop China’s Propaganda Campaigns
By Chauncey Jung
China’s state media have the resources to carry on. It’s the Chinese journalists affiliated with independent media who will suffer the most.
February 14, 2019
How a Pay TV Company Is Serving up a Soft Power Win for China in Africa
By Angela Lewis
StarTimes is making inroads across the continent, and winning fans in the process.
August 06, 2018
CCP Wants to Enhance ‘Patriotism’ Among China's Intellectuals
By Charlotte Gao
Amid tensions at home and abroad, an increasing number of Chinese intellectuals are raising independent voices.
November 17, 2017
China's State Media Hails New Xi Jinping Era
By Charlotte Gao
China’s state media elevates Xi’s status to a level as high as Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping.