Xu Lin headed the Cyberspace Administration of China from 2016 to 2018. Photo: Reuters
Xu Lin headed the Cyberspace Administration of China from 2016 to 2018. Photo: Reuters

Former internet regulator Xu Lin named party chief of China’s big data hub Guizhou

  • Xu, a protégé of Chinese president Xi Jinping, has headed state broadcasting agency since June
  • In his various propaganda chief roles, he has been a firm advocate and enforcer of Xi’s vision on media

Xu Lin headed the Cyberspace Administration of China from 2016 to 2018. Photo: Reuters
Xu Lin headed the Cyberspace Administration of China from 2016 to 2018. Photo: Reuters
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