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Blog Weekly: China’s New Media

by | 9th, October 2008

A NEW Media revolution in China. Well, no. But there’s a state-controlled mag:

Mention “participatory media,” and what comes to mind are blog conventions, crowd-sourced op-ed columns, Twitter feeds from disaster zones, and citizen journalists typing out eyewitness accounts of local, breaking situations. A slick, full-color magazine sponsored by a state media group does not.

Enter Blog Weekly (博客天下), a new biweekly magazine that uses China’s army of bloggers to report on current events.

Freedom of speech..?


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