Clearing the Air

Facing a mixed picture for China’s economy and other nagging issues, the government is going on the offensive, pushing out “authoritative” official information to give society “an expectation of stability.”

David Bandurski
Jan 13, 2017 · 6 min read
Ministerial Voices, a new column on the Chinese government website featuring the latest gripping press releases and transcripts from State Council departments.
A Xinhua News Agency notice announces the merger of three major state-run financial publications under the Xinhua banner in order to create “a modern financial news group.”
The final edition of Shanghai’s Oriental Morning Post runs on December 31, 2016.

China Media Project

A research program focusing on current developments in China’s media landscape, in partnership with the Journalism & Media Studies Centre at the University of Hong Kong.

David Bandurski

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David Bandurski is co-director of the China Media Project and a Richard von Weizsäcker Fellow at the Robert Bosch Academy.

China Media Project

A research program focusing on current developments in China’s media landscape, in partnership with the Journalism & Media Studies Centre at the University of Hong Kong.