The Chinese journalist : mediating information in the world's most populous country /

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Author / Creator:Burgh, Hugo de, 1949-
Imprint:London : RoutledgeCurzon, ©2003.
Description:1 online resource (xiv, 248 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Journalism -- China -- History -- 20th century.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Journalism.
Journalism.
China.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
History.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11299493
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ISBN:0203323262
9780203323267
9786610149995
6610149992
041530573X
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
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Summary:An intriguing introduction to Chinese journalists and their roles within society, offering a background history of journalists and the media in Communist China and examining the origins and development of Chinese journalism.
Other form:Print version: Burgh, Hugo de, 1949- Chinese journalist. London : RoutledgeCurzon, ©2003
Table of Contents:
  • The inheritance
  • Media characteristics
  • The burden of the past I : from Yanan to the great proletarian Cultural Revolution
  • The burden of the past II : from the Cultural Revolution to the Tiananmen massacre
  • The political context for journalism today
  • The patriot journalists
  • The journalist as tribune
  • Becoming a journalist
  • Who do they think they are?
  • Making news : a case study
  • Conclusion : beliefs and practices, myths and realities.