August 14, 2021
Chinese Media’s Conflicting Narratives on the Myanmar Coup
By Diya Jiang and Kristina Kironska
The difference in reporting on the situation in Myanmar between Chinese state media facing international audiences (in English) and Chinese domestic media (in Chinese) reflects the dual political agenda of the Chinese government.
September 12, 2020
China-US Media Relations Are Cratering. That’s a Serious Problem.
By Mu Chunshan
Amid the tensions, media on both sides have been casualties. That bodes very poorly for the future of U.S.-China relations.
January 18, 2020
China’s Media Go Global But Struggle With Credibility
By Jo Kim
China has many good stories, but the CCP is not good at telling them.
February 20, 2019
China Ready to Reach a Trade Deal With US
By Charlotte Gao
China’s attitude toward U.S.-China trade talks switched from belligerence to silence and now to optimism.
October 05, 2018
Red Scarves and Iowa Newspapers: China’s Propaganda in Action
By Bonnie Girard
Chinese domestic media mechanisms falter in the international arena.
June 27, 2018
Assessing Media Coverage of the US-China Trade War
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Phillip Yin.
May 10, 2018
What Did China Really Think of the Xi-Modi Meeting?
By Merriden Varrall and Charlie Lyons Jones
Chinese media coverage was far different than the English language summaries.
January 27, 2018
The News China Didn’t Want Reported in 2017
By Sarah Cook
Leaked censorship directives hint at the regime’s priorities, but tighter controls have made them harder to obtain.
November 04, 2017
Pseudonyms with Chinese Characteristics: An Authoritative Resource for China Watchers
By David Gitter and Leah Fang
When you see a Chinese commentary signed by Ren Zhongping, Zhong Zuwen, or Guo Ping, it's the government talking.
October 06, 2017
The Chinese Communist Party: Candid and Transparent?
By David Gitter
The CCP is surprisingly candid about its goals, intentions, and activities in Chinese language publications.
February 20, 2016
Xi Wants Chinese Media to Be 'Publicity Fronts' for the CCP
By Shannon Tiezzi
Xi Jinping continues to emphasize the need for Party control of Chinese media -- a worrying sign for journalists.
December 11, 2015
New Law and Media in China
By Yun Tang
Authorities will have a hard time controlling China’s increasingly robust media environment.