Xu Lin, former director of the State Council Information Office, is the new boss of Chinese state radio and television. Photo: AP
Xu Lin, former director of the State Council Information Office, is the new boss of Chinese state radio and television. Photo: AP

Chinese state broadcasting gets a new chief: Xi protégé Xu Lin

  • The 59-year-old has taken over as head of the National Radio and Television Administration, according to a post on its website
  • He is not new to propaganda – Xu has previously led the cabinet’s Information Office as well as the country’s internet regulator

Xu Lin, former director of the State Council Information Office, is the new boss of Chinese state radio and television. Photo: AP
Xu Lin, former director of the State Council Information Office, is the new boss of Chinese state radio and television. Photo: AP
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