High-profile media figures, such as CGTN’s Liu Xin, have been helping to push the official narrative. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong protests put Chinese state media’s drive to win over an international audience to the test

  • Official news organisations have been turning up the volume on the city’s pro-democracy demonstrations, but it remains to be seen how many people will listen
  • State media has spent billions of dollars trying to build its audience ‘for moments like these’ when it wants to counter the prevailing Western narrative
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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High-profile media figures, such as CGTN’s Liu Xin, have been helping to push the official narrative. Photo: Handout
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