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1 The Taming Of The Shrew: Global Media In A Chinese Perspective Anbin Shi School of Journalism and Communication, Tsinghua University, China Global Global Media Media And Communication (April 2005) And Communication (April 2005) Engaging China in Global Media Engaging China in Global Media ± No global media outlet can be considered truly ‘global’, if it fails to reach a quarter of the world’s population. Put another way, the world system of global communication would remain a far- fetched myth without China’s involvement and commitment. • Global media tycoons such as Rupert Murdoch and Sumner Redstone have recently tried every means to court the topmost leadership of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for a permit into the local media sphere. Engaging China in Global Media Engaging China in Global Media ± The direct, legalized access to global media like CNN or MTV is restricted either to some peripheral ‘experimental zones’ (Guangdong province) or to privileged locations (such as five-star hotels); • thousands of government-employed ‘internet watchdogs’ commit to blocking or filtering ‘inappropriate’ information – ranging from the banned cult (such as Falungong) to pornography – from the surfing of some 87 million ‘netizens’ in China.
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This note was uploaded on 12/31/2011 for the course MMC 3303 taught by Professor Surisc during the Fall '10 term at FIU.

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