Information on China in the press, the internet or print publication is vast, which makes selection and choice the most important and difficult task for gaining educated and well informed knowledge on the country.
This section will serve as a guide through the jungle of information by introducing and evaluating a variety of sources. It provides general background on the Chinese media including introductions, samples, brief histories, as well as academic resources covering both Chinese-language media and China-related English language media.
It also provides information on how to get access to ressources in China through online bookstores, and recommendations on recent English language publications on China.
For general and the most up-to-date information, the following institutions and centres watch the media scene and comment on current changes in the Chinese media:
A China media guide with lots of contributors, Danwei focuses closely on media issues in China, with a daily round up of the major stories from Chinese newspapers.
A "China Internet Project" run by the Graduate School of Journalism, University of California Berkeley.
Part of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at the University of Hong Kong.
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