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Author Burgh, Hugo de, 1949-

Title The Chinese journalist : mediating information in the world's most populous country / Hugo de Burgh
Published London ; New York, NY : RoutledgeCurzon, 2005


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Description xiv, 248 pages ; 25 cm
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
Summary "The Chinese Journalist provides an introduction to Chinese journalists and their roles within society for students of media and students of Asian Studies. The book initially offers a background history of journalists and the media in Communist China before examining the origins and development of Chinese journalism in the nineteenth century." "Drawing upon sinology, social psychology, history and sociology, this book will inform readers from many disciplines about the increasing power journalists have, as well as providing new perspectives on familiar debates for students of media and communications."--BOOK JACKET
Notes "Transferred to digital printing 2005"--T.p. verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [223]-240) and index
Subject Journalism -- China -- History -- 20th century.
LC no. 2003003693
ISBN 041530573X hardcover