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对手—The Rise of ‘Naked Weddings’

I would not want to be a young Chinese man born in the early 1980s. Although economic growth provides a number of opportunities and for a select few—those in possession of the right combination of ambition, ability, luck and connections—the … Continue reading

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新闻联播-The New Edition, September 25, 2011

For a long time, and perhaps still today, 新闻联播 (News Live) might just be the most-watched television news program in the world. Aired daily at 7pm, the broadcast is the most direct mouthpiece of the Communist Party outside of the … Continue reading

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新闻1+1–September 21

Topic: 我爸是市长—谁在说?Who said “I am the Mayor’s Son”? Background: This news program is not a talk show but focuses more on investigatory journalism and usually limits itself to domestic events. The host,白岩松 ,is very popular—particularly with young people—but increasingly controversial. … Continue reading

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Goals and Aims

This blog will provide description and analysis of several Chinese television programs that focus on current events. Early posts will examine one program from CCTV and one program not so closely associated with the government. The first program, 今日关注, airs … Continue reading

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