Entries from Zhongnanhai tagged with 'media'

The Olympics and You

Come tomorrow we're going to be inundated with all things Olympics here in China yet again. Big celebrations are being set up here in the capital and in other parts of this country as well to mark the 100 day...

So just how worried are the authorities?

Some interesting comments coming out of Xinhua today, and an even more interesting interpretation by Agence France-Presse: China urges control of 'patriotic fervour' over Tibet BEIJING (AFP) -- China has urged its people to contain their patriotism, in the first...

Fighting the Western media with love, for now?

An interesting new development in the internet world when it comes to Chinese nationalism and the anti-Western media campaign that seems to be growing. msn名字后面请加(L)CHINA 代表一个中国 让全世界看看华人团结。请发给您msn的朋友。 This message has been making the rounds today via MSN. The basic translation...

Unraveling the torch relay 'conspiracy'

There's been a lot of discussion on this blog and around the blogosphere in general about the protests surrounding the torch relay. And I have noticed an increasing amount of comments from people (mostly Chinese I'm presuming) who are now...

Ten Reasons Why China Matters to You

GOOD is a Los Angeles-based magazine geared towards people that "give a damn." Their latest issue is dedicated to China and features a series of articles on issues of import in and outside the Middle Kingdom. One of them lists...

This is making it awfully hard...

Nobody on this blog dislikes China, and nobody wants to see China fail. In fact, in discussions with friends, relatives, and colleagues overseas, almost all of us defend China against unfair criticism or accusations (obviously much more recently, as the...

Behold! The Beeb! (Part II) or 看!瞧!BBC!

It seems that Xi'an is where it's at for the BBC. At least, that is, in terms of web-blocking--user reports pinpoint the city as where it all became accessible first. But now a slightly more surprising bit of information...

That's China dies, again

China Intercontinental Press (CIP) has once again bagged its That's China title. And along with it goes the magazine's entire staff. The publisher, which is linked to the Chinese State Council, says they pulled the title for "restructuring." Yet one...