The avatar of Chang An Jian, a social media account run by the Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission. Photo: Weibo

How official Chinese propaganda is adapting to the social media age as disaffection spreads among millennials

  • Communist Party’s official outlets scouring country for new media specialists to reach 800 million web users and squeeze out ‘undesirable influences’
  • Growing disaffection among younger generations prompts party outlets to cut back on Communist jargon in effort to ‘reach people’s hearts’
Topic |   Censorship in China

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The avatar of Chang An Jian, a social media account run by the Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission. Photo: Weibo
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The Cyberspace Administration of China is tightening control on short video apps, which boast about 594 million users in the country, as part of the internet regulator’s ongoing clean-up of domestic online content. Photo: Agence France-Presse

China’s cyber police directs news sites, app developers to promote ‘positive energy’ online

  • The move is part of the regulator’s recent initiatives to rid the domestic internet of ‘vulgar and lowbrow content’
Topic |   China technology

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The Cyberspace Administration of China is tightening control on short video apps, which boast about 594 million users in the country, as part of the internet regulator’s ongoing clean-up of domestic online content. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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