Chinese media

Media Beat

Stuck in the Middle

This should be a golden era of reporting — but according to media analyst Qiao Mu there is very little Chinese media can talk about outside of finance, entertainment and titillating international stories (like that of spiritual guru Wang Lin, pictured at left with Alibaba's Jack Ma). Read More

Media Beat

Hot Peppers for a New China

Over the past two years, President Xi Jinping has talked a lot about "innovation" in the media, including the innovation of control. But media innovation is as old as the hills. Read More