Xi Jinping shakes hands with staff in the control room of China Central Television in Beijing during a high-profile tour of the top three state media outlets in 2016. Photo: Xinhua via AP

Beijing plans to merge state media outlets as it tightens control

CCTV and two radio stations will become mega broadcaster Voice of China amid propaganda push at home and abroad

Topic |   China's Two Sessions 2018

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Xi Jinping shakes hands with staff in the control room of China Central Television in Beijing during a high-profile tour of the top three state media outlets in 2016. Photo: Xinhua via AP
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