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The BBC is on WhatsApp, WeChat, BBM, and Mxit, doing reporting and reaching new audiences. Can news organizations scale chat apps up from one-to-one to one-to-many?
“Compared to other enterprises, which make commercial interests the top consideration, media organizations should care more about their responsibility to social and public interests.” Hu Shuli
“Fished out of the shadows, old news coverage in China’s media can provide clues to the family connections of government officials as reporters investigate their financial dealings.” Qian Gang
“Am I doing enough? Am I pushing the line rather than just flirting with it? Speaking truth to power is the media’s reason for being, nowhere more so than in China.” Yang Xiao
“Lacking a free marketplace of ideas, China does not have the ability to renew itself or ensure long-term competitiveness. The prerequisite to creating such a marketplace is to smash the monopoly of information held by the state.” Luo Changping
In entering China, the Times sees a growing audience for news and advertising. But they’ll have to contend with the threat of government censorship.
With the swell of Chinese visitors to New York City, the New York Observer’s parent company finds a valuable niche market — in another language. Adrienne LaFrance
March 15, 2010
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