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Author Young, Doug.
Title The party line [electronic resource] : how the media dictates public opinion in modern China / Doug Young.
Imprint Chichester : Wiley, 2013.
ISBN 9780470828557 (electronic bk.)
0470828552 (electronic bk.)
9780470828564 (electronic bk.)
0470828560 (electronic bk.)
OCLC No. 818853880
Description 1 online resource (274 p.)
Note Access restricted to computers on the UTEP campus or to UTEP students, faculty and staff from off campus.
Description based on print version record.
Contents The Party Line: How the Media Dictates Public Opinion in Modern China; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: The Agenda: Telling the Party's Story; Tool for Social Stability; Changing with the Times; Chapter 2: Spreading the Word: The Machinery; Rise of the Internet as a New Major Force; Breaking News: An Uneasy Truce; Chapter 3: Ultranetworked: Caught Up in Connections; Promoting the Party's Agenda; Steering Clear of Well-Connected Organizations; Chapter 4: Reporters: The Party's Eyes and Ears; Investigating Trouble in the Provinces.
Xinhua: The Party's First Take on HistoryChapter 5: Korea and Tibet: China Finds its Voice; Four Media Approaches; Tibet: A Lost Family Member Returns to the Fold; Chapter 6: Cultural Revolution: The Ultimate Media Movement; Guerilla Coverage at Fever Pitch; Educator of the Masses; Chapter 7: A Nixon Visit, the Death of Mao, and the Road to Reform: A Softer Approach; Kissinger's Secret Trip; Starting with a Handshake; Chapter 8: The Tiananmen Square Divide: The Media Gains, Then Loses, its Voice; Key Moments: Death of a Former Reformer; Students Go on Strike.
Chapter 9: Falun Gong: Guerilla Coverage ReturnsStarting with a Stealth Demonstration; Explaining the Evil; Chapter 10: A Bombing in Belgrade and Anti-Japanese Marches: The Nationalism Card; Putting out the Flames; Japan: A Case of Old Resentments; Chapter 11: SARS: Don't Spoil Our Party; Cracks in the Monolithic Fa├žade; Breaking Open the Coverage; Chapter 12: The Beijing Olympics and Sichuan Earthquake: Rallying Points; Resurrecting the Laundry List; Proud to Be Chinese; Chapter 13: Google in China: Editorializing; When Issues Go Viral; Breaking the Silence: ""China's Internet Is Open""
AfterwordAbout the Author; Index.
Summary The first in-depth, authoritative discussion of the role of the press in China and the way the Chinese government uses the media to shape public opinion China's 1.3 billion population may make the country the world's largest, but the vast majority of Chinese share remarkably similar views on these and a wide array of other issues, thanks to the unified message they get from tightly controlled state-run media. Official views are formed at the top in organizations like the Xinhua News Agency and China Central Television and allowed to trickle down to regional and local media, giving the.
Author Young, Doug.
Subject Public opinion -- China.
Mass media -- China.
Communism -- China.

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